laurent milon: magnetic rings
laurent milon: magnetic rings laurent milon: magnetic rings
mar 01, 2010

laurent milon: magnetic rings

iron ring and powder galvanized with heavy layers of silver

‘magnetic rings’ by french designer laurent milon focused on creating shapes that would evade the limits of nowadays’ industrial processes. he produced the rings with freezed iron powder, made desirable thanks to molecules of other precious metals.

iron ring and powder galvanized with heavy layers of silver

iron ring and powder galvanized with layers of silver and nickel

iron ring and powder galvanized with layers of silver and nickel

experimenting with shapes

adding copper and silver to the initial iron powder…

nickel, silver and copper

nickel, silver and copper

ring after heavy galvanization of nickel, silver and copper

Design / Magnetic Rings from Laurent Milon on Vimeo.

  • Hideous.

    Matt W says:
  • interesting technique but final product – quite ugly..
    maybe it would look better if contrasted with a high polished material..and not for jewelry, but some other products..

    muchacha says:

    nayla says:
  • Been done so many times before!! And besides the true test of a piece of jewellery’s viability is would you want to be wearing this ring if you were in a car accident??!! I rest my case.

    J.D. Benj. says:
  • its like a sad story…of a monster being born..the creator does what he thinks is creative n experimental…n then the creator dies n the world just loves to criticizes the monster’s existence..cause they haven’t seen anything like it before…without completely understand..why..what..
    i love the video…:-)

    Aj Ra says:
  • I love this. Nice work.

    TimB says:
  • beautifull video!

    rachel K says:
  • marry me

    carmen says:
  • Great Idea!
    Now, make some brooch!! I’ll wear it!

    a young girl says:
  • I forgot to mention :
    The project is called ‘magnetic ring’ because the initial spiky shape is obtained with a magnet.
    However, the magnet is no longer needed after the galvanization process : precious metal molecules sticked the iron particles together, like a solid shell.

    © photos : Veronique Huygues

    Laurent Milon says:
  • Uau, so perfect! Also the video.

    Nusa says:
  • very beautiful

    monique says:
  • They may be not practical but they fabulously nice

    Celeste Raposo says:
  • This is DESIGN, nice video

    Larz says:
  • Genious! Wonderfull work. Thanks for sharing.

    A1 Design&Comunicação says:
  • So NOT hideous. This is individual and impressive. The video was the cherry on the cake. Very nice work.

    Luo Tisse says:
  • Nice design… but… who will wear a ring with contents of nickel???

    WAOdesign says:

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