The Portrait Projecting Ring was designed by Luke Jerram for his wife Shelina. It’s a ring that can project the image from an interchangeable slide in the band when a light is shined through. Wow Luke, thanks for making the rest of us look like a bunch of unromantic asshats. Jerk.
In a darkened room, light from a candle or LED passes through the ring to project a series of portraits. A selection of miniature slides were made of different family portraits and inserted into the edge of the ring for projection.
“The ring was my first prototype and was made by hacking apart disposal cameras to find the right lens I needed. Sadly, after we got married, in the middle of the night our house was broken into. As well as stealing my car, jacket, DVD player, even my glasses, the thief came into my bedroom and stole my wife’s jewellery box.. Read More [via geekologie]