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Portrait Projecting Ring

Working with local jeweller Tamrakar, this ring was created for the wedding of Luke Jerram and Shelina Nanji.

In a darkened room, light from a candle or LED passes through the ring to project a series of portraits. A selection of miniature slides were made of different family portraits and inserted into the edge of the ring for projection. As Jerram's family grows, photos of his children can be added to the ring. The ring was inspired by 19th Century Stanhopes.

A One Off

Luke Jerram, gets several emails each week with requests to commission new rings to be made. But he says "Congratulations on your engagement! I'm afraid this ring was a one off, made for my wife. I'm afraid you'll have to make your own unique ring for your own unique partner!"

Also see the Talking Ring' he made for his engagement.

Press Coverage

Read in Wired Magazine
Read
in Gizmodo
The Observer pg5.