Ring of Truth: Wrap Timekeeping Around Your Little Finger

rotating ring clock

We’ve seen rings with standard clock faces attached to them, but never a ring with rotating layers like this one. The delightfully different design from Hungarian designer¬†Szikszai Guszt√°v is only a concept, but it’s an inventive play on the typical timepiece.

ring clock

Each ring features three rotating bands that give the hours, minutes and seconds. Small indentations on the top and bottom of the ring’s inner band (the part that sits against your finger) tell you where to read the numbers.

white ring clock

The only problem we can see with a design like this is how to power the timepiece. Maybe kinetic energy or the warmth of the wearer’s body could somehow be utilized to keep the ring telling the right time in a most stylish way.

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See more in Clocks & Watches or under Gadgets. April, 2013.
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