Ring Master

Special event for Design Canberra - Saturday, 18 November 2017

Exhibition open until 24 December 2017

Helen Britton, Julia deVille, Johannes Kuhnen, Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Carlier Makigawa, Godwin Baum, Julie Blyfield,  Melissa Cameron, Cinnamon Lee, Chris Robertson, Sean O’Connell, Jane Bowden, Bin Dixon-Ward, Philip Noakes, Vincent Pontillo-Verrastro, Mikki Trail, Sam Mertens and Mio Kuhnen (and many more).

 

For the last few years Bilk Gallery has been taking jewellery archetypes, such as the chain, earrings and brooches  and inviting a their stable of artists to reinvent, reimagine and reconstruct the particular archetype for exhibit. 

 

This year Bilk invites you to Ring Master, an exhibition exploring the notion and designs of the humble (and not so humble) ring. 

 

From cocktail rings, to a simple wedding band, from the razzle dazzle , sparkle, bling to the poignant, fine, and ephemeral the breath of invention and style one may adorn ones hands with is endless. 

 

Bilk Gallery has been showcasing contemporary Glass and metal for over 16 years. Located in the heart of Manuka, the gallery  promotes the best of young emerging artists, as well as established internationally renowned artists.

 

 

Ring Master
Ring Master
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Ring Master
Ring Master
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Godwin Baum
Godwin Baum

Magnetic rings, iron and gold

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Godwin Baum
Godwin Baum

Magnetic ring, iron and gold

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Johannes Kuhnen
Johannes Kuhnen

Dish ring - blue topaz 5ct, titanium, fine silver

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Helen Britton
Helen Britton

Ring - 750 gold and light pink Argyle diamonds

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Helen Britton
Helen Britton

Ring - 750 gold and light pink Argyle diamonds

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Jane Bowden
Jane Bowden

Wrapped ring, squares with mandarin garnets, oxidised 925 silver, wrapped with in 925 silver components, titanium, niobium, 925, 1.8cts mandarin garnets. Wrapped ring, squares with tzavorite garnets, oxidised 925 silver, wrapped with in 925 silver components, titanium, niobium, 925, 1.8cts tzavorite garnets Wrapped ring, squares, oxidised 925 silver, wrapped with palladium components

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Jane Bowden
Jane Bowden

Wrapped ring, circles with tourmalines, oxidised 925 silver, wrapped with in 925 silver components, titanium, niobium, 925 , 1.8cts tourmalines

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Cinnamon Lee
Cinnamon Lee

‘Trapped’ ring - PETITE 750 yellow gold, silicon nitride

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Vincent Potillo-Verrastro
Vincent Potillo-Verrastro

Jelly Ring photopolymer resin, pigmentation

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Vincent Potillo-Verrastro
Vincent Potillo-Verrastro

Jelly Rings photopolymer resin, pigmentation

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Mio Kuhnen
Mio Kuhnen

Lava, lava, lava r, 925 silver, oxidised

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Sam Mertens
Sam Mertens

Projection rings - curved 90 degrees, diamonds and 375 yellow gold

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Sam Mertens
Sam Mertens

Projection rings - curved 90 degrees, diamonds and 375 yellow gold

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Julia deVille
Julia deVille

Nanna's engagement ring - 750 white gold, diamonds: GH SI 0.47ct

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Julia deVille
Julia deVille

Nanna's engagement ring - 750 white gold, diamonds: GH SI 0.47ct

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Cinnamon Lee
Cinnamon Lee

‘Trapped’ ring - SCOOP width 8.0mm, rhodium plated 925 silver, silicon nitride

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Julie Blyfield
Julie Blyfield

Leaf ring - oxidised 925 silver Petal ring - oxidised 925 silver Leaf ring - 925 silver

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Julie Blyfield
Julie Blyfield

Leaf ring - oxidised 925 silver

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Philip Noakes
Philip Noakes

Ring - 925 Silver and 900 gold with 14mm x 3mm tourmaline Ring - 900 yellow gold, 925 silver with .86 ct tourmaline

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Philip Noakes
Philip Noakes

Ring -750 yellow gold, 2 3.9mm square princess cut sapphires, 1 pear shaped diamond .14ct and 4 .03ct diamonds Ring -750 yellow gold, diamond .80ct G/H VSI and 2 .03ct diamonds

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Philip Noakes
Philip Noakes

Ring -750 yellow gold, diamond .80ct G/H VSI and 2 .03ct diamonds

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Cinnamon Lee
Cinnamon Lee

‘Trapped’ ring - DOUBLE width 4.0mm rhodium plated 925 silver, silicon nitride

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Bin Dixon-Ward
Bin Dixon-Ward

Connections ring, 3d printed nylon, hand dyed

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Bin Dixon-Ward
Bin Dixon-Ward

Connections ring, 3d printed nylon, hand dyed

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Carlier Makigawa
Carlier Makigawa

Rings - 750 gold ring

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More coming so stay tuned....