Jewelry maker Manly Bands teamed up with DC Comics to create a series of rings inspired by comic book characters. They’re made from materials like black zirconium, cobalt chrome, and Cerakote, and come in Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Flash, Joker, and an extravagant Bruce Wayne design with black diamonds.
Custom King Design’s titanium rings offer a unique method of personalization. Each one can be engraved with a fingerprint sample you provide. It’s a great way to remember a loved one and keep them close all the time. The rings come in a variety of styles, sizes, and finishes.
Black Beard Projects shows off an interesting way to create a steel ring. The blacksmith started with a rusty bandsaw blade and chopped it up into flat pieces. He then welded, forged, and hammered them multiple times to create a Damascus pattern before twisting the metal into a cylinder and refining it into its final form.
Patrick Adair makes some really beautiful jewelry, specializing in unique rings and pendants. In this video, he walks us through the process of creating a golden ring wrapped in TruStone malachite, a composite stone stabilized with a polymer resin with stunning green marbling.
C9T Tungsten makes unique rings from silver and tungsten. Among them is this band inspired by the traces on a circuit board. It features a crimson and black carbon fiber inlay and can be ordered in 9mm or 5mm sizes with free inside engraving available. They also have a 10mm version in green.
Superconductors have some amazing properties. Artist Patrick Adair shows us how such materials can also make some beautiful jewelry. Here, he shows us how he combined a superconductor with titanium to produce an awesome-looking ring. You can order the ring in a straight or tilted etched pattern.
(PG-13: Language) Migos takes us inside the fascinating and cut-throat business of making and selling hip-hop jewelry. In this episode, we meet colorful industry personalities like “The King of Bling” Johnny Dang, Ben Baller, Icebox, Eliantte, Joe Avianne, and Greg “Flawless” Yuna. Catch all of the episodes here. (Thanks Rob!)
Enso Rings expands its catalog of comfy, easygoing silicone jewelry with a collection of rings inspired by space exploration. The stackable trio of black rings comes in solar eclipse, moon phase, and abstract celestial patterns. Like every Enso ring, they come with a lifetime warranty.
This handmade ring from Trust Ring Co. is the perfect wedding band or gift for an automotive or motorcycle geek. Its core is made from smooth titanium, while its outside is wrapped in black carbon fiber, textured to look like the treads on a tire. As an added bonus, it will never go flat.
You’re the captain now. Show ‘em who’s boss in power meetings with one of these statement pieces on your lapel. Whether your spirit animal is a tiger, panther, elephant, or monkey, these ersatz medals of honor establish your dominance with a roar. Hand embroidered and beaded, they’re commissioned by Gold Bug Gallery.
Secil Eldek of Beaus Jewelry makes this wearable version of King Arthur’s legendary sword. The two-piece pendant lets you remove the tiny sword to admire its design, while a catch on its metal scabbard locks it firmly in place. Available in .925 sterling silver as well as silver/gold and silver/rose finishes.
Costume jewelry pieces are sometimes made out of glass, but those fakes are usually made by casting molten glass. In this video, an artist from China shows us how they make imitation sapphires and emeralds from broken bottles, reshaping and faceting the shattered bits using a rotary tool.
As we’ve seen before, Ross The Random has a knack for turning bits of hardware into small works of art. In this video, he shows us how he took an old copper nozzle from a MIG welder and transformed it into a badass ring based on the visage of Spider-Man’s terrifying nemesis Carnage.
We’ve always loved the look of the Kunai, and how it evolved from a tool used for masonry to a deadly ninja’s weapon. In this video, jewelry artist Change You Can Wear creates a teensy replica of the weapon that can be worn around the neck. The process involves making a wax form for a silica investment mold, then casting it in silver.
This stainless steel ring gives fidgeters something to do whenever and wherever they please. Its rails hold several individual steel elements that move freely with a flick of your finger. Stack two rings for double the fidget action. They come in silver or rose gold finishes.
Silicone ring maker Enso offers some really great everyday jewelry that won’t break the bank. Our current favorites are this collection of rings that feature images inspired by the Calavera (sugar skulls) and tattoo roses commonly associated with Día de Los Muertos celebrations.
These unique wedding rings from jewelry artist Isabella Day are engraved with constellations from the date, time, and location of your choice, making them perfect for commemorating the day you met, your proposal, or another important time and place. Available in a variety of precious metals.
Apollo’s Rings handcrafts these vibrant orange and red rings which glow after being exposed to bright UV light source like the sun. When the lights go down, it looks like you’re wearing a lava flow on your finger. They’re made by infusing different types of glow powder into resin during the casting process.
BrainfooTV show us how he transformed an stainless steel connection nut into a piece of jewelry inspired by Tony Stark’s armored helmet. He first removed the threads, then cut and shaped it using a Dremel and hand tools, before polishing it to a high sheen. As a finishing touch, he added a pair of tritium tubes to give it glowing eyes.
Give your wrist a little extra swagger with this set of three handmade bracelets from Vallour. Each one is crafted from a different material – wood beads, leather, and paracord. While you could certainly wear them individually, we think they look best stacked together. Save 20% in The Awesomer Shop.
This three-pack of bracelets looks great stacked together, with one made from a deeply-textured black lava rock, another from a polished silver agate stone, and the third woven from paracord. Ideal for wrist sizes from 7.5″ to 8.5″. Save 20% in The Awesomer Shop.