Smog Free Ring

Smog Free Ring

Smog Free Project

SMOG FREE PROJECT is a series of urban innovations led by Daan Roosegaarde to show the beauty of clean air. As a tangible souvenir, Roosegaarde creates SMOG FREE RINGS made from the compressed smog particles collected from the SMOG FREE TOWER. By sharing the SMOG FREE RING you donate 1000 m3 of clean air to the city.

Winner of the Ethics Ethical Award 2019.

Smog Free Ring

The SMOG FREE RING is made from smog collected by the SMOG FREE TOWER in Beijing or Rotterdam. By sharing a SMOG FREE RING you donate a 1000 m3 of clean air. It is used as engagement and wedding ring by couples all over the world. The kickstarter campaign sales of the SMOG FREE RING was used to develop more smog free solutions. SMOG FREE RING is now part of the art collection of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and National Museum Zurich.

Smog collected from Smog Free Tower
Smog collected from Smog Free Tower
Credits to Reuters
Credits to Reuters

Specifications:

2017. Collected smog particles, transparent cube, stainless steel and other media. Designed and produced at Studio Roosegaarde as a limited edition.

Awards:

Grand Award for Sustainability, Design For Asia, HK. Gold Award, Design For Asia, HK. Graphite Pencil, D&AD Impact, US. Notable Design for Social Impact Award, Core77, US. Platinum Award, A'Design Award, IT. German Design Award, Excellent Product Design, DE.

Smog Free Ring at National Museum Switzerland
Smog Free Ring at National Museum Switzerland
Our SMOG FREE RING is now in the permanent art collection of the National Museum Zurich, Switzerland. The SMOG FREE RING contains smog collected by the SMOG FREE TOWER in China. By sharing a SMOG FREE RING you donate a 1000 m3 of clean air.
Book Sustainable Jewellery
Book Sustainable Jewellery
The book "Sustainable Jewellery, Principles and Processes for Creating an Ethical Brand" shows sustainable vision in the jewelry business, including our Smog Free Ring.
New York Times interview: A Wedding Ring With a Dirty Little Secret
New York Times interview: A Wedding Ring With a Dirty Little Secret
Read the The New York Times interview with Daan Roosegaarde about his Smog Free Ring and the story behind the wedding couples who wear it.