The 2021 JCK Las Vegas Experience

After a 2-year gap, luxurious jewelry and the glamour of Las Vegas was once again the perfect pairing for the gathering of jewelry professionals at the JCK and Luxury shows. Although diminished by the necessary health precautions, the experience of meeting in person again was as irreplaceable as ever. The late August timeframe was another [...]

By |2021-09-09T06:46:14-04:00September 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

Building Connections in a Virtual World

Love. It’s the most powerful emotion and it means to be deeply committed and connected to someone. Jewelry has always been about love and connection and jewelers know this. It is why you hold a longstanding tradition of personalized service to your customer. Although seeing and touching a beautiful piece of jewelry creates desire, it [...]

By |2020-11-09T10:13:13-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Jewelry Design|0 Comments

Great Outcomes Start in CAD

Experience matters when it comes to preparing a jewelry design for printing. The CAD designer can greatly impact the final casting results by using their understanding of the flow of molten metal to determine the best size and positioning for the casting sprues. They can also help the goldsmith preserve the integrity of the design [...]

By |2020-07-16T08:45:26-04:00July 14th, 2020|Jewelry Design|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