See How Solidscape Powers the Creations of This Family of Jewelers

Thompson’s Custom Jewelry has a reputation for treating its clients like family while making their jewelry dreams a reality. Since 2008, the family-run business has built a reputation as a hands-on custom jewelry manufacturer. The family prides itself on working closely with their clients to realize personalized designs and ideas. Every piece of [...]

Custom jewelry silver linings: Turning a shutdown into a ramp up

Jo Hayes Ward uses her transformational process to adapt and thrive After 15 years in the custom jewelry business, Jo Hayes Ward knows a thing or two about resilience. The bulk of Jo’s work consists of custom-made gold jewelry for clients who she works with one-on-one. She meets with them at her London workshop or [...]

Perfecting an aesthetic through 3D jewelry design

Jo Hayes Ward stays true to her vision, manifesting her customers’ stories through jewelry Jo Hayes Ward discovered her father’s soldering iron at age 12 and has been creating fascinating forms with metal ever since. Her passion for art and working in three dimensions took her to the Camberwell College of Arts in London, where [...]

3D Printing for Design Freedom

Vasana Dharmawardane brings the beauty of the world to his jewelry The owner and creative force behind Design Gold was the first in his family to be an artisan. While growing up in Sri Lanka, Vasana Dharmawardane’s father noticed his artistic talent and sent him to a full-time jewelry design school. After two years of [...]

Is a wax 3D printer the right solution for your needs?

Do your jewelry designs include fine feature detail? Do you need the very best lost wax casting? There are many considerations to keep in mind in order to maintain perspective while reviewing the various 3D printer technologies available to jewelers. Make your decision with confidence By staying focused you can avoid being distracted by features [...]

By |2021-01-11T14:47:58-05:00January 6th, 2021|3D Printing, 3D Printing for Jewelry|0 Comments

Equipment Financing: Here’s What You Need to Know

Solidscape & Prodways Director of Sales, Owen Burke, and CIT Business Capital’s Vice President, Greg Bourdon, had a recent conversation about the benefits of equipment financing. In this question and answer session, they explore how financing provides business owners with a flexible alternative to cash and what to look for when choosing a lender.   [...]

By |2020-07-16T09:14:24-04:00May 8th, 2020|3D Printing, Financing|0 Comments

WePrint 3D of Cordoba, Spain

WePrint 3D owner, Daniel Heredia Fernandez is pleased to share with us an unusual customer design he was able to manufacture because of his Solidscape 3D printer. The innovative design features 3 channel-set bright 1 qts stones that are free to move back and forth along a railing. Solidscape precision fit and dissolvable wax support [...]

By |2019-05-03T10:33:50-04:00May 3rd, 2019|3D Printing, Jewelry Design, Technology|Comments Off on WePrint 3D of Cordoba, Spain

Strength in Numbers at NHIA

Fresh from New Hampshire’s first snowfall of the season and a week before Thanksgiving, the last NHIA Digital Design & 3D Printing for Jewelry workshop begins with holiday spirit through Christmas carols. “I love Christmas music!” Alexandria Matossian says enthusiastically as she enters New Hampshire Institute of Art’s finishing room. Before long, Christmas music is [...]

By |2018-11-30T11:34:55-05:00November 30th, 2018|3D Printing, Jewelry Design|Comments Off on Strength in Numbers at NHIA

The Big Jewelry Reveal at NHIA

The teacher and students gather around the table in anticipation. It is the big day! Part III of Alexandria Matossian’s Digital Design & 3D Printing for Jewelry Making workshop is the day the students get to see the jewelry designs they created in CAD as 3D printed models for the first time. “It’s like Christmas [...]

By |2018-11-09T09:47:43-05:00November 9th, 2018|3D Printing, Jewelry Design|Comments Off on The Big Jewelry Reveal at NHIA