Jewellery Focus Article – Analysis: New Business Opportunities for Designer Makers

The second in my series of articles for Jewellery Focus has just been released online. This new article focuses on the business opportunities now available which can help jewellery designer makers reach new audiences and expand their businesses.

The Stubbs ConfigureRing App is one example of the many new ways in which jewellery can be produced on demand and sold.

The Stubbs ConfigureRing App is one example of the many recently developed innovative ways in which jewellery can be sold.

Jewellery Focus Article – Analysis: New Business Opportunities for Designer Makers

Jewellery Focus Article – How is Designer Maker Jewellery Sold Now?

Image of Online Designer-Maker Gallery Stilnest.com

Image of Online Designer-Maker Gallery Stilnest.com

Not too long ago I wrote a series of research articles for Jewellery Focus on the changing face of the jewellery industry. The first of the series has now just appeared in digital form:

Jewellery Focus Article – How is Designer Maker Jewellery Sold Now?

Jewellery Focus Soapbox Article – Here’s What CAD Has Already Done To the Jewellery Industry

Jewellery Focus Article About Business Opportunities in CAD

Back in March, I wrote a short piece for Jewellery Focus‘ Soapbox column. It was drafted in response to a previous article they had written about how CAD had changed the jewellery industry (which seemed to me to be missing quite a bit of up to date information), but I then expanded the article to talk more about the new business models and creative opportunities I have found in my research over the years.

I’m linking to the article on the blog for those who did not see the issue or do not live in the UK.

Have a look:

Jewellery Focus Article – Here’s What CAD/CAM Has Already Done To the Jewellery Industry

Featured Designer Article about Jack Meyer and Holts Academy on the I.Materialise blog.

It seems I’ve been chosen to be a featured designer for the i.materialise blog!

Have a look, it’s a lovely interview.

Vintage engagement ring CAD design by Jack Meyer

I.Materialise Blog – Jack Meyer Tells Us How He Teaches Students to Design and Print Award Winning 3D Printed Jewellery.

 

Telegraph Article – Jewellery Designers (and Lovers), Gem Prive Needs You!

The Fashion section of the Daily Telegraph just posted an article where they asked my opinions on the Gem Prive CAD Jewellery Design competition.

See for yourself:

Telegraph Article – Jewellery Designers (and Lovers), Gem Prive Needs You!

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“The Robot Revolution” Article in the Financial Times and How Computer Technology Has Been Embraced By Jewellery Designers

Recently I was interviewed for an article in a Financial Times special report on jewellery and watches. The article was specifically about how computer-aided design has changed the face of how jewellery is now made, and what this means for the future of jewellery making.

Read the article on the FT website (warning: FT.com may ask you to register.)

Financial Times Robot Hand

GetIntoJewellery.org Website Launched For Jewellery Careers Advice

Apologies on the delay in my posting. I’ve been up to a few interesting things behind the scenes.

One interesting thing which has just been finally completed last week was the Get Into Jewellery careers advice website.

This site is designed to allow students and aspiring jewellers to ask experts and search a knowledge base for careers advice relating to working in the jewellery industry. I’ve been selected as one of the experts on panel to hand out advice in my particular field.

Have a look!

GetIntoJewellery.org website