Images From Famous Books Hide In The Secret Compartments Of These Rings

There is more to jewelry designer Theo Fennell's rings than meets the eye. Many of his piece contain secret compartments and hidden paintings, paying tribute to books like The Wind in the Willows, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, and The Wizard of Oz.

Up top, you can see Fennell's Wizard of Oz ring, which contains a secret Emerald City inside. Outside, you can fold down the side of the ring to reveal a Yellow Brick Road leading up to another, painted Emerald City.


The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe ring opens onto an ordinary wardrobe on one side, and onto Narnia on the other.

And The Wind in the Willows ring features a detailed Mole and Toad, along with fences that swing out:


Fennell even has an Adam and Eve ring, with the Forbidden Fruit hidden beneath the snake and swinging fig leaves that reveal the humans' nakedness:


You can see more of Fennell's fantastical compartment rings and his other jewelry at his website.

[Theo Fennell via Design Taxi]


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