Artists, Gil and Irena Tsafrir, have used their respective skills to create a beautifully varied and diverse line of jewelry. Their line, which is available in the Etsy store, zulasurfing, is full of unusual ideas — it is fun, bold line.
Good jewelry design is often about movement. The way earrings turn and flip. The way a necklace swings. That is not usually the case where rings are concerned, though. While ring designs can be dynamic in many respects, movement isn’t natural to the ring form. There are some clever designs, however, that can add movement to a ring. This is one way that also manages to maintain its delicacy:
If you’re into making things, you might understand the principle that a complicated or fancy design can camouflage a number of ills. You can always make it look like you meant to do that. Simple and clean is so much more difficult because the mistakes have no place to hide. Making simple design attractive and interesting can take some work. It is for such reasons that I was struck by the clean and attractive work offered by Colin and Marian of the Etsy store, Chinchar and Maloney.
I love the color of tanzanite or, perhaps, I should say colors — it changes so much in different light.
Another fine example of a gorgeous stone that gets to take center stage in a nice clean design.
Finally, it’s almost hard to believe that this is a piece of metal because it is so fluid.
Such nice work that reminds one of what good design can do to showcase beautiful materials and masterful metal work.