7 Critical Steps for Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business: Introduction

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I have a jewelry business. You have a jewelry business. We all have a jewelry business. With the broadening of e-commerce retail channels and the lowered barriers of entry to designing and producing unique, beautiful jewelry , the independent jewelry business is having a moment.

7 Critical Steps to Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business, Part 4: Outbound Selling to Jewelry Buyers

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Part 4: 5 Essential Tactics for Outbound Selling to Jewelry Buyers. In this fourth part of our 7-part series on Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business , we’ll walk through the considerations for an effective outreach campaign to your wholesalers and stockists.

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Pratt Fine Arts + Shapeways Create a Groundbreaking Jewelry-Making Course

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You open the Shapeways box, and inside, a shiny, solid version of your jewelry design appears, almost as if by magic. Like many of our jewelry designers, a piece of 3D printed jewelry is not the final stop to a completed ring, necklace, earring, brooch, or bracelet.

7 Critical Steps to Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business, Part 1: Wholesalers + Stockists

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In this series for Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business , we are applying this principle to the retail jewelry industry. While most jewelry business owners can envision the end goal of “winning,” few of them can visualize the tangible steps to get to that point.

7 Critical Steps to Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business – Part 7: Relationship Management

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At this point in our 7-part series on Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business , we’ve discussed the core tactics to get your jewelry business effectively up and running, but we’ve left an often overlooked exercise to last: relationship management.

The Future of Jewelry: 3D Printed Gold

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A new 3D printer that can create with gold promises to reshape the jewelry industry and transform how fine jewelry is made. Already, jewelry designers have embraced 3D printing to create elaborate molds. 3D Modeling Art Video Gallery 3D Printing gold jewelry jewelry video

Jorge Rojas’ New Jewelry Collection is Meant To Be Gifted

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Rojas has developed his passion and craft over the years as a jewelry maker, training in the workshops of master jewelers in New York and teaching as a professor of Jewelry Design at the Centro de Estudios Joyeros de Madrid for more than 10 years before opening his own atelier. Rojas still collaborates with the school, and is an active contributor to the jewelry magazine Gold & Time as a columnist and to the design magazine Experimenta as a blogger.

7 Critical Steps to Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business – Part 5: Negotiation 101

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In part 5 of our 7-part series on Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business , we’ll provide you with the tactics to equip yourself for a negotiation from start to finish. Contact us if you have any questions on growing your jewelry business or have a bulk order that you’d like to scope out.

7 Critical Steps to Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business – Part 6: Legal Protections

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In part 6 of our 7-part series on Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business , we’re enlisting Shapeways’ own IP and General Counsel, Michael Weinberg, to help. Contact us if you have any questions on growing your jewelry business.

Brand Spotlight: ALEPHba Jewelry

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Structured, minimal, and personalized are just a few words that describe ALEPHAba jewelry. It was only after that first prototype was very well-received in the design community that we thought of making ALEPHba jewelry a thing.

Jewelry From the Future

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At Shapeways, we see a lot of incredible geometric jewelry from our designers. In the beginning was the Polygon … the whole idea was about entering the world of jewelry design and 3D printing with a collection developed from one single polygon,” he told us.

Hacking the Jewelry Industry

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Maybe you have some ideas for a jewelry collection, but you’re not a trained bench jeweler or metalsmith. Fortunately, you no longer need to be an artisan — or even that great with your hands — to start creating gorgeous jewelry. What’s their current go-to jewelry brand?

Jewelry Prototyping Tips

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This can be especially true when designing jewelry. Consider it necessary to prototype when you are looking to create jewelry with custom sizes or settings, such as stone settings. In the early stages, it is best to prototype your jewelry design before selling to the public.

Our Community of Jewelry Designers

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Today, Shapeways has launched an updated look for our jewelry marketplace — a design that truly compliments and highlights the beauty of the products within it. Lucas Goosens, LucasPlus Jewelry. To all of the jewelry designers in the Shapeways community: thank you for creating!

Kate Szabone on Giving Jewelry Customers Creative Freedom

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We’re huge fans of the delicately lovely (and totally unique) jewelry in Kate Szabone and her daughter Lexi’s Shapeways shop, Duet Designs. Lexi had been designing Mandala Snowflake Ornaments which we adapted into a line of jewelry.

Make a Minimalist Astrological Sign Necklace With As Above Jewelry

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As Above Jewelry agrees. They also think that regardless of whether or not you are into astrology, anyone can appreciate a minimalist, elegant piece of jewelry that belongs only to you. You may have noticed the recent influx of astrology interest on the internet and at the dinner table.

‘Melancholy’ Minimalism From SMK Jewelry Contest Winner 3different

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Earlier this year, we asked our community of designers and artists to design jewelry based off of one artwork from the Statens Museum for Kunst , also known as the National Gallery of Denmark.

Shaping Dutch Design: (in)Somnia Jewelry by Adnohia

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in)Somnia is a jewelry line designed by California-based Adnohia. This is just one aspect of Adnohia that makes her jewelry stand out. Be sure to admire more (in)Somnia jewelry in person at Shapeways’ exhibit at Dutch Design Week, which runs from October 21 to October 29.

M-Jewelry Kickstarter rings true

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Remember the M-Jewelry Kickstarter from the beginning of this week? Jewellery 3d modelling 3D printers 3D printing applications jewelry m jewelry m-one makex software XmakerThree days into the project and Makex have smashed their initial goal, with funding for.

10 Jewelry Trends to Get Into Now

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3D printing is arguably the speediest and most versatile way to bring an idea to life, so it’s no surprise that our community of jewelry designers is using Shapeways to both ride the wave of and reimagine some of our favorite jewelry trends from this summer and beyond.

ParaForma Helps Entrepreneurs Design and Craft 3D Printed Rings for Custom Jewelry Lines


Two years ago, architect and designer Joel Kahn founded jewelry design firm ParaForma in Melbourne, Australia, with a vision of enabling creativity and uniqueness in a fast-paced world that is mostly. 3D Printing 3d jewelry printing 3d print jewelry 3d printed jewelry 3d printed rings 3d printing and jewelry 3d printing business news 3D printing in the jewelry industry branding ParaForma smart technology startups

7 Critical Steps to Growing a Profitable Jewelry Business, Part 3: Get Into Stores With Line Sheets

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Rather than applying for a job for yourself, a line sheet opens your jewelry business to new business opportunities and ultimately, a chance to grow and develop beyond what you were able to do before. Click here to learn more about Shapeways’ options for jewelry production and manufacturing.

Symbols + Science = Jewelry Styles for All

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Looking to revamp your jewelry collection? Native America Zia Sun Symbol Jewelry Pendant from Symbolica. Be sure to check out other jewelry designers on Shapeways to find the symbol that suits you and explore all the beautiful options for everyday wear.

Fear inspired 3D printed jewelry

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In the world of 3D printed jewelry the creations of Dorry Hsu are unique. The post Fear inspired 3D printed jewelry appeared first on Additive Fashion. Accessories Designers Jewelry People & Places Things

Cool 3d printed customizable DIY jewelry with detailed build guides

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Smart 3D Printed Jewelry Company POESIS Completes Successful Crowdfunding


POESIS, a 3D printing startup based in Hong Kong, recently closed its successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for a smart 3D printing jewelry system which anyone can easily utilize to create. 3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d printed bracelet 3d printed jewelry 3d printed jewelry and accessories 3d printed ring 3d printed rings customized jewelry etsy hong kong kickstarter personalized jewelry Poesis

5 Essential 3D Modeling Tips for 3D Printed Jewelry


In this blog post we will explain the 5 most important 3D modeling tips to ensure that your jewelry is perfectly 3D printable. Are you ready to follow the steps of these amazing 3D printing jewelry artists? Tree in Cross Bracelet by Vulcan Jewelry/Desmond Chan. Jewelry

Nervous System “Grows” 3D Printed Floraform Jewelry


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Deadline Extended for SMK Jewelry Contest

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We are currently in the fourth week of a contest collaboration with the National Gallery of Denmark (SMK) where we asked our fantastic jewelry design community to create new pieces inspired by six works from the SMK’s collection. We have also been encouraged by all of the positive feedback about the contest from the both the open museum world and our jewelry community. The post Deadline Extended for SMK Jewelry Contest appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

How to Use Heat Deformation to Create 3D Printed Jewelry

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Today we have the pleasure to bring you yet another great guest contribution: this time, Jim Rodda shows you how to create your own 3D printed jewelry. …and you’ve got a dandy piece of 3D-printed jewelry before you can say Bob’s your uncle.

3D Printing Jewelry: Our Top 10 Jewelry 3D Prints 2016


3D printing is becoming an essential tool for many jewelry designers. It is well-adapted for jewelry production, as it is a technology that allows great freedom of design and the large-scale production of individualized models. Wedding Rings and Silver Cross Necklaces by Vulcan Jewelry.

Acclaimed Artist Doug Bucci Reveals His Studio — And His Medical Data-Inspired Art Jewelry

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Learn about how the artist turns that data into art jewelry and how Shapeways has played a part in bringing his work to life. The post Acclaimed Artist Doug Bucci Reveals His Studio — And His Medical Data-Inspired Art Jewelry appeared first on Shapeways Magazine.

From Stone to Soap: 3D Printed Jewelry


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3D Printed Jewelry Design Challenge: Win a 3D Print of Your Jewelry Design


3D printing is revolutionizing the working processes of jewelry designers around the globe. 3D printing gives jewelry designers immense design freedom and is changing the way goldsmiths work and design. To make your jewelry more durable, silver, copper, and zinc are added.

Top Four 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry Designers: Gold, Silver, Brass, Bronze


The most common misconception about 3D printed jewelry is that it is printed in metallic plastic. This is not the case: it is produced as a real, solid piece of jewelry made out of the precious metal of your choice. Other 3D Printing Materials for Jewelry.

Recreating Iron Age Jewelry with 3D Printing


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3-D Printing Goes Couture: Jewelry Designer Uses Technology to High Fashion

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A jewelry designer says 3-D printing is helping make all her design dreams come true. This April she featured her 3-D printed jewelry at a fashion show in New York City. As a designer, a pioneer, our job is to make them understand the possibilities for the future,” the jewelry maverick said , adding the field of 3-D printing is “wide and open” and ripe for innovation. Fashion 3-d printed jewelry design Dilek Sezen jewelry

Jewelry Makers in New Orleans at SNAG Nexus 2017

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Last week, we went to New Orleans to meet hundreds of jewelers from around the world and showcase some amazing Shapeways jewelry designers at the 2017 Society of North American Goldsmiths Nexus Conference. 3D Printing Industry 3D printing conference Jewelry

Etsy Shop Offers Custom 3D Printed LEGO Jewelry to Accessorize Your Every Mood


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3D Printing and Algorithmic Design Collide Creating Unique Jewelry Designs

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As a member of the GrabCAD community for over eight years, Paride was inspired to stretch traditional boundaries of jewelry design and enter the competition for a second time this year in the Art, Design, Architecture, Jewelry category with his corallo jewelry collection.


3D Printing Review

Who says jewelry making has to remain a priesthood? Not the 21st century, and certainly not Trove, a brand new platform that launched Thursday which allows you to customize and 3D-print jewelry in materials like bronze, silver, and of course gold.

Make It Yours: 3D Printed Rings from Polychemy Jewelry Let You Design Your Own Piece


While not everyone will agree with quite that level of reverence for jewelry, most people are still pretty... View the entire article via our website. A kiss on the hand may be quite continental; but diamonds are a girl’s best friend!

Stories behind 3D Printing: Meet Jewelry Designer Noah Hähnel


This young designer will explain the highlights of his experience with 3D printing and will give some tips for 3D-printed jewelry beginners. How did you start designing jewelry and what was the first design you ever created? Jewelry designer. 3D Printing Jewelry