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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Jane Sedgwick.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

According to the artist, these are the eyes of Michelangelo's David... with Russian prison tattoos underneath.

Inspired by her environment — both physical and political — Russia's Kate Snap makes interesting jewellery with a gothic flair.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Literally edgy work from Germany's Esther Heite, whom I first noticed by way of these cool "Gumball-Machine" brooches:

Monday, October 19, 2020

Rings by Greek jeweller Evard (Efi Vardaka).

Friday, October 16, 2020

The "Teti" ring from Italy's Art is Therapy (Marco Zagaria) is a "super detailed micro city-sculpture" that "wraps a world around your finger."

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: Spain's Gorda.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

I love the acrylic edges on these wooden rings and how that tiny bit of colour has such an impact.

Everything above from Trijn Sieraden (Dutch jeweller Tineke Tichelaar) — more to see on her site!

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

These rings are some of her early work so go visit the UK's Studio Isla (Isla Christie) and check out her more recent pieces, which are fun and... squiggly.

Monday, October 12, 2020

These fun wooden rings are suitable for all plant-adjacent activities, from holding fruit... fondling leaves... harvesting crops. All rings above by Italy's è·te·re (Irene Targa).

Friday, October 9, 2020

This might be my favourite ever "ring-a-day" project. And, the times being what they are, it's a "quarantine" edition! Check out all the fun pieces (and other projects) by visiting Russian jeweller Katia Rabey.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's S_S.IL.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

I've always loved porcelain fragment rings, like these ones by Dutch jeweller Marlies Dinnissen. I bet it's a lot of fun picking out just the right part of a pattern!

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

3D-printed rings in metal and precious metal by Mexico's A Gross Domestic Product (great name!), brainchild of Mexican "poet and academic" Carlos Adolfo Gutiérrez Vidal.

Monday, October 5, 2020

Castro NYC (New York's Terry Castro) creates ornate, fantastical, jewel-encrusted pieces of art. These rings are two of his more subdued works so be sure to check out his full portfolio!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Stunning rings in resin, pigment and pyrite by Indonesia's Olivia Marsha.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: UK-based Russian jeweller Olga Alianova.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Japan's Kitan Club elevates the faux-food ring by bringing the ring box into the act — so what would otherwise just be a salmon ring is actually salmon onigiri! (I'm partial to umeboshi, myself.) Check out the original set here and their latest version here.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020

"Smooth bone sprinkled with amethyst chips" almost sounds like something out of molecular gastronomy. But this is a jewellery blog, and these are rings by French designer Régis de Saintdo.

Monday, September 28, 2020

Rings with a lot to say...

...even if it's with an inside voice. For more, check out Beautiful Accidents (French jeweller Bruno Caby).

Friday, September 25, 2020

Is armadillic a word? These cool brass rings make me think of armadillos — or at least their tails. To see more, visit Russia's Natalia Petrikova.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: NMARRA (the UK's Jen Stewart).

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Rings from Australian jeweller Eli Speaks' "Mexicali" series, which is "inspired by both Mayan and Art Deco architecture."

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

These "Hive" rings, featuring actual insects that have "lived out their lives in full as working urban honey bees," were "created to raise awareness of the decline in bee populations worldwide."

All rings above by the UK's Misan (Marie Rabe), whose work often features skulls as a motif.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Rings by Portugal's Bergue, self-described "jewellery tailors."

Friday, September 18, 2020

Dutch jeweller Inge Scharink makes 2020 feel just a little better with her whimsical yet well-crafted pieces, some of which are inspired by classical paintings.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: Ontario's Emma Gerard.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Black porcelain rings by French jeweller Camille Estivals.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

"Unicorn hair" rings by Czech jeweller Petra Mohylova, whose other work is coated in colour — go have a look!

Monday, September 14, 2020

These "pavement" rings and recycled plastic rings are just some of the work from Argentina's Laura Leyt, whose pieces are 99% recycled material.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Not a ring.

And not a jeweller.

Just a whole lot of creative thinking and photgraphy by the UK's Vanessa McKeown.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: Argentina's Paloma Vega.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Wooden rings featuring Polaroids (top) and oil paintings (bottom) by French artist Louane Millie Schneider.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Sunken treasure chest vibes from Italy's Pilgiò Di Antonio Piluso.

Monday, September 7, 2020

I am aswoon over these spare yet striking rings (and half-rings) from French jeweller JEM (Jewellery Ethically Minded).

They also do engagement rings!

Friday, September 4, 2020

Visit Spanish artist Juanjo Garcia Martin for sculptural rings and brooches...

...that are often more than what first meets the eye.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's JiYoung Kim.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Architectural and sculptural pieces by Spain's Gerard Valls.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

September vibes from Ontario's Kathleen Searle.

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