CJS 3D Printing Performance Test – Open Call for Assistance
20 January, 2020

I have begun an interesting project for the new year, and I would like to ask help from you, my dear readers, in completing it. Based on

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The Jeweller Magazine Article – It’s a CAD World – The Current State of Jewellery CAD in the UK
7 October, 2019

A little over a year ago, I had an interview with the Jeweller Magazine about public perceptions of Jewellery CAD in the UK. I'm happy to say at long last I have permission to share that article with you.

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Boltenstern Launches a 3D Printed Gold and Platinum Jewellery Collection
20 September, 2017

Austrian jeweller Boltenstern has collaborated with Cooksons to develop and release the first platinum and gold 3D printed jewellery collection, called Embrace.

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How to Copy Protect Your STL Files
6 September, 2017

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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Economist Article – 3D Printers Start to Build Factories of the Future
26 July, 2017

The Economist has recently written an excellent introductory briefing on the current state of 3D printing and how it will affect industry.

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i.materialise Article – 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing 3D Models for 3D Printing
25 March, 2017

I.materialise published an article on their blog about 5 common mistakes many 3D modellers make when designing for 3D printing. Read their list, and the additional items I've added.

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Something Beautiful in Jewellery – Primal Crafts 3D Printed Nordic Tribal Jewellery
19 February, 2017

For this month’s Something Beautiful in Jewellery, I present the bold and elegant work of Primal Crafts. Primal Crafts is the creation of Danish designer and one-man-show

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3D Printing Industry Blog Article – Best Commercial 3D Printing Services and Online Model Marketplaces
11 December, 2016

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.

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FormLabs Blog Article – Ultimate Guide to Painting 3D Printed Parts
16 September, 2016

The technicians at FormLabs have written a first rate article on painting and applying clear-coats to 3D printed models to turn them from prototypes into sellable parts.

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ProtoLabs Offers Torus – Free Product Design Reference for 3D Designers
6 September, 2016

ProtoLabs has created a handy physical reference piece for 3D product designers. They call it the Torus, and it's available as a free limited time giveaway.

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