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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

While he does make interesting rings...

...I encourage you to check out Spain's Esteban Erosky for his illustrative enamelwork.

Monday, June 21, 2021

Rings (and hairpin) from the "Rolling" series by South Korea's Jun Suk Min. Check out the gallery for photos of the pieces in progress!

Friday, June 18, 2021

Rings (and a bangle) from the "Pan" collection by Bosnian jeweller Iman della Luna. Inspired by local mountains, these pieces in wood, glass and plants contain "the spirit of the forest that you can wear close to your heart."

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Australia's Concrete Jellyfish.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

All the best colours, in solid or mixed glass, from Japan's Moku.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

"Fusion of metal and form" (and interesting form at that) from the Netherlands' Carmen Vollebergh.

Monday, June 14, 2021

These rainbow rings were made with acrylic waste, using an adapted version of the traditional mokumegane technique.

Visit Spanish jeweller Yomisma Design (Yael Olave Munizaga) for more, like this anatomical heart inspired by the artist's own illness.

Friday, June 11, 2021

Greek jeweller Constantinos Papadoukas is not only prolific but also produces work in many diverse styles. Don't miss the rest of his jewellery, like the "Sacred Spaces" pendant series inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Germany's Alena Willroth.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Japan's Yukari Adachi seems to work in dualities and contrasts, with each piece having a counterpart — either in the collection or within itself.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Hot tip: check out Toronto's Studio Orobica (Lena Binnington) for this "Probe" fingertip ring.

Monday, June 7, 2021

As a certain never-nude's acting coach would say, throw these in a pot and baby, you've got a stew going. But don't really, because you'd be destroying the creative work of Italy's LaTalea, who turns vegetables and other plants into wearables.

While you're there, check out the leaf art!

Friday, June 4, 2021

Porcelain "Eternity" and "Cameo" rings by Australia's Cita Daidone, who puts a touch of the Victorian in her sculptural pieces.

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Japan's Kei Goto.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Korean artist Siiot mostly creates the kind of ceramic sculptures I imagine a fairy would keep in its home, but recently came out with these rings adorned with glass, gold and white gold.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

It's the first of the month, so: "rabbit rabbit" for good luck, courtesy of Iranian ceramist Mahsa Razmavari (who has an adorable collection of plates and mugs).

Monday, May 31, 2021

I've put this post off for weeks because I didn't think I could assemble a photocollage that would do this artist justice. Rather than try, I'll simply ask you to go view the incredible artistry for yourself. Please visit Bosnia's Elird (Ena Mulavdic & Ebrahim Mohammadian).

Friday, May 28, 2021

I am very verre-y excited about these glass rings by Italy's Studiozero-Vetro (Caterina Zucchi, who calls herself a "a researcher of forms").

The rings are just the start, so go check out the entire gallery!

Thursday, May 27, 2021

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

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Lots of spots and dots from Toronto-based ceramic jeweller Here and Here (Amy Rogers).

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

One look at how these gems are arranged and it's easy to guess that New Zealand's Neil Adcock is not only a jeweller but also a sculptor.

Monday, May 24, 2021

If "archeoartifactual" were a word, I'd use it to describe these rings by Israel's Sharon Leshem.

Friday, May 21, 2021

I love everything about these, from the frosted look of the stones to the scalloped settings to the skulls. See more by visiting Germany's Kira Fritsch.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Mexico's Laura Honse.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

When it comes to raw crystal, I often see rings in the "Superman's lair" vein of jagged quartz, but this "chiselled slab" style seems to be rarer. If you're a fan of the slab like I am, visit South Korea's Jiwon Song (who also has some in-progress photos you can check out).

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Well, you can probably guess what song I have stuck in my head now.

Rings — and heart — of glass by Japan's Mex.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Girls and their cats (or is it the other way around?) by French ceramic artist Adelle Zanotti, whose teapots, cups and spoons are worth a visit!

Friday, May 14, 2021

In her oh-so-apropos "Anybody There?" series, Austria-based Elisabeth Drude cuts the brains of our communication devices into little wearable speech bubbles.

More of her rings above; visit her site to see the rest!

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: "ball and socket" 3D-printed bangles from Philadelphia's Ellen Sisti.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

UK-based Yilin Dong is a "jewellery player" who makes "wooden toys" using magnets, pastels, metals and more.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

"Super rings with super powers" by Argentina's Joyas Distintas (Patricia Mogni).

Monday, May 10, 2021

Mesmerizing pleated rings in red brass, stainless steel and polyurethane coating, by Japan's Ryota Watanabe. Check out his gallery for more of this technique, mainly in the form of brooches.

Friday, May 7, 2021

I absolutely love the inspiration behind these "Drive Through" rings!

Visit Pennsylvania's Merha Shahid for more of this fun "Street Wear" collection.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Ring-Free Thursday: Rhode Island-based Chinese artist Jiayi Lao

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

I love the colour palette and the simplicity of these glass rings by Germany's Polarglas (Nicole Mehnert).

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Eclectic art objects from Romania's Horia Câlţea, including a kaleidoscope ring and some Viking vibes.

Monday, May 3, 2021

Rings, resembling cartoon objects come to life, by German designer Santi Zoraidez.

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