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Selling on Precarious Online Retail Platforms and the Trouble with Etsy and Shapeways – The Dark Side of New Technology Part 2

For my second article in the “Dark Side of New Technology” series, I’m going to discuss the problems with online retail platforms like Etsy and Shapeways, and what can be done to improve them.

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Hungry Social Media Versus The Creative Mind – The Dark Side Of New Technology Part 1

For these next few articles, I’m going to examine the negative side-effects of many of these innovations, and what we as jewellery businesses can do about it to protect ourselves. I shall call this new series “The Dark Side of New Technology”.
This first article will be about the side effects of social media marketing’s continuous growth.

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How to Copy Protect Your STL Files

The Makers Muse Youtube channel has recently released a video with some excellent practical advice on how to place copy-protection measures on your .stl files. This is particularly important advice for those who sell their models on online 3D modelling communities. Have a look:

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6 Luxury Jewellery Brands Which Use Materials and Manufacturing Inventively

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:

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