Archives for the category: 3D printed jewellery

January 23, 2014

MIT launches 3D-printed jewelry range for Valentine's Day

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Launched in honor of Valentine's Day, Dyo -- short for ‘Design your own' -- allows users to design and customize 3D jewelry made from silver, metal or plastic. The products are then made and delivered by the company. Yahoo reports.

quotemarksright.jpgThe site uses personal data to create one-of-a-kind designs, such as engraving the coordinates of a first date on a ring, or creating an astrological design for a pendant based on two birth dates. Creations include rings, pendants and coordinate tags.

The result of a collaboration between Cornell University and MIT, Dyo is an offshoot of the group's website, which allows people to print a variety of 3D designs.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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January 22, 2014

3-D Printed Wedding Rings from Endswell

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Endswelll creates 3D printed, minimalist wedding ring for a new generation of couples. [via FastCompany]

Rachel Gant and Andrew Deming had a vision for Endswell starting in late 2012 after designing the ‘Infinity’ pair of wedding bands for close friends. With Endswell, they set out to create a collection of rings imbued with meaning, true to today and made to stand the test of time.

Each ring has been cast directly from a 3d print, making each design a uniquely modern and precise relic.

See the collection.

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October 30, 2012

The Jewellery Sector and 3D Printing

customiser.png One of the most profound ways in which 3D printing has impacted the jewellery sector is as a method for prototyping and tooling — as the precursor to investment casting or die casting, whereby 3D printing is used to create the primary model or a direct wax pattern from which to achieve a rubber or silicon mould. These applications have seen massive developments in many areas of the jewellery sector, eliminating some of the most time-consuming steps of the traditional process.

Mark Bloomfield’s Electrobloom has a great collection of jewellery along other design gift items.

[via 3D Printing Industry]

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