The reservation period for the 2013 Starlingear Halloween Limited Rings is well underway, but it closes on 10/31. So don't miss out!
Starlingear 2013 Halloween Limited Edition Creepy Clown Ring
We have had several people that are new to Starlingear ask what the deal is with the Starlingear Halloween Editions. As with many things art related, Ryk Maverick says it was kind of an inspirational fluke. It started in 2005...
Well, fast forward to 2006 and S-Gear fans started asking “What’s the Halloween ring this year?” Ryk didn't originally have a series in mind (which is why there is no ring for 2006). Therefore, 2007 started the official series of annual Limited Edition Halloween rings.
2010 was the first year a limited Halloween bead was released in conjunction with the ring (with the Wolfman), and a bead version has followed each year since. Halloween is a special and unique time, and Ryk wanted to keep the pieces that way as well, so they are only produced in limited quantities. Basically, people can only put their orders in from 10/1 to 10/31 for that year’s ring. After that the rings are produced, then the molds are destroyed and there are no more.
We asked Ryk how he came up with the subjects and what the future holds. He said when things started he knew that he had to do the “classics” first (Mummy, Drac, etc) or people would freak out. After completing those he was free to expand into other, less defined, Halloween scary subjects.
This year’s Creepy Clown is a perfect example. A clown is not something that jumps immediately to the brain when you think "Halloween." However, clowns are scary. And when Ryk carved his magic into one, it is downright terrifying.