As most of you have already figured out, the winner of the GoJD August Rings Competition is Kharisma Sommers of Popnicute with her ‘Girlie Ring’. Well done Kharisma - your Durston disc cutting set will be sent off to you forthwith!




Popnicute - lampwork bead, copper and argentium silver












We’d like to thank everyone who entered the competition as it was amazing to see all of your creations. Here is a roundup of all the entries:



Blue Forest Jewellery - hand twisted bronze wire rose ring with faceted blue quartzite beads and coiled shankCarole Allen - Cheesy RingAnita Mistry





Daniela Cardillo - Electro-formed and Gold-plated rat tail bone and hand-woven horsehair ring with freshwater pearl

Cornelius McCallum - sterling silver and cubic zirconia

Carlo G Verda - Sand, sea, sail and sky- The idea for this ring set has been rattling around for a while; it was just waiting for something to bring it all together. That something turned out to be a small broken part of a blue Frisbee I found last week on our beach whilst watching yachts out on Bridlington BayElizabeth DeVigili - Mystic Cloud over a field of flowers. The band has a flower pattern on it.

 Dani Crompton - Geometrics - silver beaded ring

Elaine Charlson - Wide sterling silver band with three, graduated height, tube-mounted CZs. I was aiming for a stark industrial look















Eve Claire Taylor - 22 Carat gold leaf on silver

Jill Gribble - 3 separate rings worn as a stacker

Gill Bridgestock - Amethyst set in sterling silver

 Elizabeth Booker - Two platinum and gold rings that fit together.

Gintaras Kuras

James Miller



Jura Diasetter

Jayne Rozario

Mila Jewellery

  Kim Styles - Made from sterling silver wire and sheet, with 42 separate solder joints and set with a faceted prehenite. Lucy Ryalls - sterling silver with a 1.5ct black diamond centre stone and rough diamond cubes.

Stephen M Goldsmith Kchs - In the old, talismanic tradition of rings carved as Kings & classical Gods, Heroes & Villains has been conceived. Brilliantly sculpted & superbly crafted from Silver, some people's hero is another's villain. It is not for us to comment on who is what. We leave that for you to decide.








Wiccan Wear Bespoke Jewellery

Wallace 'Shaw' Regelous -  Sterling and gold ring which spins like a merry-go-round. The stones are all sapphires in shades of blue, orangey red and lavender.Laura Swain - Sterling Silver Ring
























Many thanks to Durston for generously offering the prize.

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