British Designer Creates “Hidden Diamonds” Ring Collection
Jenny Sweetnam, a British designer based in Hatton Garden, London, has created a uniquely different jewelry collection: aptly dubbed the “Inverse Collection”, the pieces feature “hidden” diamonds that become visible only when the wearer opens them up.
According to IDEX Online, the “Unseen Diamond Ring”, for example, is “a circle shaped silhouette that functions like a box, coming apart with an inner and outer wall to reveal a hollow space with a tension-set diamond within”. The $4,600 ring features a solitary diamond weighing 0.035 carats. The Silent Diamond Ring, priced at $4,800, “has a rectangular 0.16-carat VS gem hidden inside a small removable section of the band”.
According to Sweetnam, “Diamonds are hidden from view . . . designed for the intrigue and power of the wearer – a modern bride or a woman buying for herself […] the stone is not the focus, it is not seen at all in the piece unless the wearer chooses to invert and position of the ring to reveal the stones.”