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Friday, April 9, 2021

As a lover of lampworking, when I look at glass rings, I usually see the glass first and the ring second. But it's the reverse with these artful pieces by Saki Shimizu, who, along with Yūji Nakano, runs Tri Busoj Glass Crafts House in Japan.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Hungary's Gizella Biró.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

A smorgasboard of cast aluminum rings from French jeweller 6-soixante.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Russia's Me Scuzi! (Katya Korzh) combines recycled plastic with found pebbles and glass to create these colourful rings that warrant the exclamation point in the name.

Monday, April 5, 2021

Just some of the many pieces from UK-based jeweller Laura Fedus, who treats rings "as hand-held sculptures."

Friday, April 2, 2021

Both these foam insulation rings...

...and this fun-to-watch kinetic ring are samples of her older work. So go check out New Mexico's Julie Lake and see what kind of cool stuff this artist is up to these days!

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: the UK's Gracie Hinitt (Gracie Fallowfield).

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

A dreamy assortment of plastic "Breath" rings from South Korea's Yoonjung Choi.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Hungarian jeweller Noémi Gera's sweeping designs remind me of the raked sand of Japanese rock gardens.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Minimalist (except in size) quartz and black jade pieces from Estonia's Triin Kukk.

Friday, March 26, 2021

China's Yuan Yuan Liu explores parental authority and "the dynamic between freedom and restriction."

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: South Africa's Erika Wessels.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

South Korea's Jaesun Won does some gorgeous things with lines of metal and thread. And not just rings:

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Putting the "joy" in joyas is Argentina's Pilar Achury, with her exuberant colour palette.

Monday, March 22, 2021

Clear glass rings with barely-there details from Japan's millmill.

Friday, March 19, 2021

These fun rings look like they were born to be in a pop group from the late 1990s — you know, if jewellery could literally sing. They're even made of Jesmonite, which sounds like a band whose CD you bought after you saw them perform on MTV. But maybe it's just me. For more, check out the UK's Hayley Irving.

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Belgium's Juan Harnie (and his glue gun).

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

"Infinite" rings (which should've been the name of my blog) by Hungary's Vero Lázár.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Newly-launched "Bijou" rings from Japan's sAn, purveyors of acrylic jewellery in interesting shapes.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Pretty porcelain rings from Turkey's Dudu Ceramics.

Friday, March 12, 2021

"Broken Snowflake," "Meltwater" and "Fissure" rings by French jeweller Capucine Huguet of Capucine H, who was inspired by her travels to Svalbard, Norway, one of the world's northernmost settlements.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: South Korea's Seonyong Lee.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Consider this a bit of foreshadow-ring.

As promised, big rings from Israel's Gali Greenfeld.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Entire worlds of colour in layers of enamel from Berlin-based South African jeweller Nora Kovats.

Monday, March 8, 2021

Bracelet, ring, or bracelet ring? Jewellery from the "Evolution" series by the UK's Yuliana Ilina, who says, "My jewelry is alive."

Friday, March 5, 2021

These "Insert Rings" by Romania's Szidon Zsakó feature silver "boxes" and interchangeable pieces that can be inserted or even worn on their own. (I hear they get lonely when you do that, though.)

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Yuka Tanai.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Finger-wear (and some of my favourite foods) from "Plastic Into Bodies" by Chinese jeweller Yonghui Duan, inspired by the problem of plastic packaging.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

It's Inna Monastyrna's world solar system and we're just living in it. Check out Jam Inc, the Israeli designer's collection, for tons of creative, playful jewellery.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Rings in cement, metal and resin by Italy's Marie Therese Wolf.

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