Danny Saathoff - Finger Drone

Artist: Danny Saathoff 
Materials: sterling silver, glass
Size: 7
Dimensions: 40 mm, 9 mm 

Artist Statement:
Drones are becoming a more and more accepted aspect of our visual vocabulary. The birds-eye view is no longer something only filmmakers with big budgets and access to helicopters or airplanes can replicate. This ring celebrates the drone! With the window rolled down in the car, and this ring on your finger, this drone will fly!

Artist Bio:
Danny Saathoff is a jewelry designer and a sculptor. He refers to his jewelry as small-scale sculpture and his sculpture as large-scale jewelry. His sculptures have been commissioned by restaurants, airports, hospitals and more. His jewelry can be found in galleries around the country and on his website, dannysaathoff.com. Danny is a faculty member at Carleton College where he is an Instructor of Metalsmithing in Northfield, Minnesota. In addition to the jewelry and sculpture, he loves to make beautiful, functional objects from kitchen tools to boats. Often, you can find Danny and his family sailing the frigid waters of Lake Superior during the summer months.

This ring is part of Battle of the Rings: Ring Smackdown 2021, an online exhibition and competition. Shop the entire collection HERE, view the matches HERE, and learn more HERE.