Watch this artisan make a gorgeous ring with walnut and crushed opal

Ian Schramm from Tempest Rings makes lovely videos of his work handcrafting rings from unusual materials, like this beauty made of walnut burl and inlaid with crushed blue opal. Read the rest

Secret engagement ring box looks like a golden snitch

Freeman Design crafted this gorgeous necklace and pendant inspired by the golden snitch, a ball used in quidditch in the Harry Potter books. This video shows that it holds a secret engagement ring. Read the rest

Cosmetic surgery to improve engagement ring selfies

Plastic surgeons are seeing an increase in "hand lifts," a trend some doctors think is fueled by the desire to post a good engagement ring photo on social media, according to Elle magazine and WFSB. Read the rest

Implanting a London Oyster card transponder in a ring

Dhani Sutanto removed the transponder from a Transport for London Oyster card (a RFID-based stored value card used to pay for rides on public transit) and implanted it in a ring, making a lovely bit of snitchy jewelry that gets him on the bus.

Oyster Ring

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Gollum, bearer of the ring

Gollum at a wedding [Tour With] Read the rest