Engagement(ing) Ring

From noun to verb

A proposition of an engagement as continuously engaging. In that to be engaged is not a singular act etched in time but rather a perpetual process, one that changes constantly and one that demands attention and makes its presence known.

Collaborators: Jee Hyun Lee
medium: cubic zirconia, silver
date: 2015

An engagement ring in which the diamond is attached in reverse, protruding on the inside. Wearing the ring for prolonged periods of time leaves a mark on the wearer. The band of the ring is sculpted to be rough increasingly the likelihood of discoloration in the event that the ring is not cleaned on a regular basis.

The project is produced in collaboration with JeeHyun Lee in 2015