Possible 3D Jewellery Designs
Did you know that this year April an aerospace company called Lockheed Martin patented a new type of 3D printer that can create a synthetic diamond? The technology entails using the printer to alternately deposit layers of pre-ceramic polymer and ceramic power. The agent used as the filler is a nanoparticle. The result? An artificial diamond in any shape and size you want.
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This technology is of course not yet close to home here in South Africa, so your hopes of attaining a 3D printed diamond might have to be put on hold. However, we do have the technology to print a wide variety of jewellery pieces and accessories for your 3D jewellery design:
- Mass Produced Jewellery
- The improvement in 3D printing technology has provided a new method of mass production for jewellery. It allows for a digital design to transfer from computer to a physical form. The fact that the entire process is computer controlled means that there is almost no human error and there will be minimum rejects in a batch. Needless to say that this could streamline the production line and make the entire industry more cost effective.
- Fine and Exclusive Jewellery
- Jewellery design is an art that requires creativity, patience, and a keen eye for beauty. Nothing is more satisfying than making your design into a masterpiece. With the help of 3D printing technology, designers will be able to create pieces that are more intricate and more difficult. This is because this computer controlled technology is more precise and more efficient than handmade jewellery.
- Custom Jewellery
- In most cases, jewellers will have their own designs and catalogues from which clients can pick. The majority of jewellers are unwilling to make a design that is not theirs or have difficulty producing a good quality version of someone else’s design. Therefore, 3D printing can greatly improve the predicament of the custom pieces. With this technology, jewellers can produce jewellery of any type, texture, and design.