3D printed jewellery: 5 names you want to remember
The fashion industry is slowly but surely entering a new phase: accessible customized fashion… We already wrote about the new trends in customised clothing and customised shoes, but is happening in the world of Jewellery? Could customizable jewellery created at your size through 3D printing be offered at the same prices as mass-produced pieces? This is the goal of companies that made our list. If you happen to have one of these beautiful pieces of jewellery at home, please don’t hesitate to let us know where it comes from, we are very curious about it!
Wonderluk is an English start-up created in 2013 by Roberta Lucca and Andre Schober. The company, with its innovative team and its creative ideas, offers its customers a new way of experiencing fashion… Indeed, the company offers a collection of accessories with unique designs, made to order… By the means of 3D printers. Wonderluk is taking Fashion to the next level: Customers are now given the possibility to order their accessories in different sizes and colours! Did you ever wonder what it feels like to have a bracelet made to measure for your wrist? Well, here is an opportunity to find out!
Going round in circles in a jewellery shop to find the necklace you had in mind? We’ve been there too… Fortunately, a bunch of software engineers and jewellery designers in Seoul created Jewel District, a company that brought a solution to that problem, and the easiest one: You can’t find what you want, so create it yourself! After having read carefully the design guide to make sure your idea is feasible, you can upload your model and have it printed out. You only have to wait 10 days for it to be made, and it will be shipped to you anywhere in the world!
The Dutch brand Zazzy describes itself as the future of jewellery… And they may just be that! The complementary team of technologists, computer geniuses and fashion experts found an alternative to impersonal and overpriced jewellery dominating the market. Zazzy offers 3D printed customized jewellery from €12.5, which is quite unbelievable! Customers are able to choose from a collection of pre-designed models that they can buy unmodified, or they can choose to add their personal touch to it. Customized pieces of jewellery will then be shipped worldwide at a price that isn’t even worth mentioning!
What better way to show your love than by designing a custom ring for that special someone…
The goal of Suuz based in the Netherlands is to provide jewellery made-to-order, to fit and to dazzle. The company offers designs of two kinds:
– Coloured Nylon, with price range starting around €20.
– Silver/Gold, with prices around €100.
After choosing the material from which you want your accessory to be made of, you can customize the colour and add a little text. Moreover, Suuz has implemented a very neat tool to help find the perfect size. Check it out!
Ashleigh Woodmass is a New-Zealand based jewellery designer that created a 3D printed collection of rings, earrings and necklaces. She describes it as a fashionable and innovative way to embrace your memories as every piece of the collection is incorporated with a USB’s. Ashleigh Woodmass designed these jewellery pieces with the idea that its customers could carry what counts most for them: Picture of the loved ones, video of a very special event, or even a digital diary… Her work is a real success, as customers have her pieces of art shipped to all corners of the world!