Times change and so do the symbols that go along with them. This is what Ted Noten thought and created a design brief for the Freedom of Creation Talents network in order to create a new concept for the “most boring” piece of jewellery, the wedding ring.
The creations of Josien Pieters made it to the first place. The butterfly, all flutters of excitement and hope, is the engagement ring. The cage represents the home and the stability of the wedding ring. Then the pliers are used to cut the cage open to free the butterfly and the ring comes to symbolize divorce.