A growing number of designer jewellery brands who are happily stepping into what was once the preserve of the contemporary art jeweller– innovative choices of material and method. Here are a few of a growing list of premium and luxury brands which create jewellery using both innovative materials and innovative manufacturing processes:Read more
As part of James Allen’s recently launched but absolutely brilliant marketing push for millennial grooms, they teamed up with Buzzfeed to create the Engagement Ring Challenge, where both partners separately design an engagement ring using James Allen’s online bespoke design tools, and then compare.
The end results and reactions are cute, and only half predictable:Read more
The Economist has recently written an excellent introductory briefing on the current state of 3D printing and how it will affect industry.Read more
Previously we’ve talked about the different ways in which CAD is being used by jewellers to interact with their customers. Now I wanted to look at the ways in which jewellery CAD designers can offer their skills to the wider market.Read more
The launch of luxury 3D printed product boutique website Bre and Co marks an interesting change in the perception of CAD and 3D printed products by consumers. In this article, I explore 4 different emerging business strategies for using CAD and 3D printing when marketing and presenting retail jewellery.Read more
It seems even with old-fashioned fine jewellery techniques, innovation is still possible. With their new Merveilles collection, Swiss jeweller Boghossian has unveiled anRead more
Not too long ago, the 3D Printing Industry Blog released their own list of best choices for commercial 3D printing services. Come see their list, and my thoughts on how these services fit into the changing jewellery industry.Read more