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Etsy and eBay Alums Team Up to Launch Ringly, a Beautiful and Discreet Line of Connected Jewelry to Ensure Women Never Miss an Important Message

Ringly announces its pre-sales campaign today for a limited edition that will ship Fall 2014

New York – WEBWIRE

Ladies: how many times a day do you miss important calls or texts because your phone was buried in your purse? New York-based Ringly is launching its pre-sales campaign today to solve this recurring problem with the first truly stylish line of smart jewelry that caters to a woman’s simultaneous need for connectivity and independence.

Check out what Ringly looks like here:

Whether you hate missing texts from family or calls from clients, lose track of time and arrive late to an important meeting, or are tired of keeping your phone on the table while you’re out with friends, you’ve experienced these problems.

Ringly is turning these situations into a thing of the past with a beautiful line of connected rings that let you put your phone away and your mind at ease. Backed by First Round Capital , Andreessen Horowitz and PCH , and created by eBay and Etsy alums, Ringly packs powerful, miniaturized technology into stylish rings designed by the team’s jewelry designer and FIT alumna.

How does Ringly keep you connected in style?

  • Connect: The Ringly mobile app, which will support iOS and Android, pairs with your ring to ping you when you’re getting a text, call, calendar alert, email, or even notifies you if you leave your phone behind. You can also add notifications from your favorite apps, including: Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr, Vine, LinkedIn, Poshmark, Tinder and Uber.
  • Customize: You control how you want to be notified so you can stay connected to what’s important to you. Choose from different vibration patterns and subtle light colors to customize the alert for each type of notification.

  • Accessorize: Ringly is crafted with 18K gold plating and semi-precious stones. Launching with black onyx, rainbow moonstone, pink sapphire, and emerald options, you’ll forget it does anything other than accessorize your favorite outfits.

  • Charge: You can even power your Ringly in style; its ring box is the charger. When you’re running low on battery, simply drop your ring back in its box to charge. Your Ringly will last around three days on one full charge.

“Our goal is to create products that are both stylish and useful, that women will be proud to wear,” says Ringly co-founder and CEO Christina Mercando. “We believe that the future of wearables is in building discreet technology that integrates seamlessly into your life and makes your day-to-day easier. The more I use my Ringly, the more it’s like a personal assistant telling me what to do -- plus there’s something so fun about having my jewelry talk to me!”

Ringly’s pre-sale campaign officially launches today, and the company has set a goal to raise $60,000 to fund production of its first batch of rings that will ship in Fall 2014. The ring will come in three sizes: 6, 7, and 8, and the first 1,000 rings sold on will include a real diamond in the side of the ring (where the notification comes through). “Early bird” pricing will start at $145 and last for a limited time only. Refer your friends and you’ll get $15 off for each ring they purchase: 10 friends, and your ring is free!

To find out more and get your Ringly now visit:

About Ringly

Ringly is a New York City-based company composed of designers and engineers dedicated to blending fashion and technology in meaningful ways. They’ve built a new line of smart jewelry and accessories that notify the wearer of important calls or messages through vibration and subtle light. Ringly’s core belief is that technology can be more discreetly integrated into our lives. Set against the backdrop of a multitude of tech accessories, Ringly places fashion and simplicity first.



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