Category Archives: Jewellery

High fashion meets 3D printing

Fashion designer Irina Tosheva has turned to the Zortrax M200 to create bespoke fashion accessories and ornaments that have taken her designs to a higher plane. At SS16, the fashion show in Kosovo that pays homage to the vibrant Eastern European design fraternity, Tosheva stood out from the crowd. She did so with a scintillating combination of interesting designs and integrated technology. She had something different to offer. She had a 3D printer. Even haute couture counts the cost Even in the world of high fashion, designers are limited in terms of materials. Truly bespoke buttons, fastenings and more cost a vast amount when they’re produced by traditional methods. Ornate additions to outfits, meanwhile, add a layer of complexity that often means the designer rules them out. A 3D printer, though, can produce bespoke items at a low cost. That means the designer can just focus on breathtaking designs. They can create ornate structures, test them with an outfit and modify them on the spot. Once the printer is paid for, the material costs are negligible when factored in to the price of haute couture. This gives the designer a huge amount of freedom to experiment. Totally bespoke finishes made a difference Tosheva used the professional-grade Zortrax M200, which gave her the option of creating plastics or a glass-like finish. Using the Z-SUITE software, her projects were all finished with […]

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Exclusive Interview: 3D printing and jewelry on prestigious Place Vendome, Paris

By Hermes Bozec

Exclusive Interview with Patrick Baruel, co-founder of Maison Jaubalet, a custom-designed fine Jewellery store located on the prestigious Place Vendome, Paris At 3DPrintingIndustry we love sharing with you successful applications of the 3D Printing technology. It’s therefore natural that we could not miss the opportunity to present you how Maison Jaubalet is beautifully incorporating 3D […]

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Casting 3D Prints into precious metals like Silver and Gold

By Inklink

There are many things to take into consideration when looking to cast 3D prints into metals. Here’s a breakdown of the process, from Design to Print to Cast. It is no longer the case that the jewellery designer is necessarily doing this with his/her hands because designing a piece of jewellery no longer requires us […]

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