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IJL places 3D printing innovations centre stage

IJL places 3D printing innovations centre stage

International Jewellery London (IJL) will fly the flag for the latest technologies shaping the jewellery industry at this year’s event. IJL, one of the UK’s leading trade events for the international jewellery industry, will showcase innovations in 3D printing on the show floor at the trade show in September. Cooksongold is exhibiting its PRECIOUS M

Weston Beamor gears up for live demonstrations at IJL

Weston Beamor will use this year’s International Jewellery London to demonstrate its expertise in creating customers’ bespoke pieces using CAD Design, 3D Printing and traditional hand finishing. Richard Vinten, one of the company’s specialist CAD Designers, will be working on the stand throughout the show to demonstrate to visitors how a very rough sketch, or

New bespoke casting company launches for jewellery trade

A new casting company called Q Branch Bespoke Casting has opened its doors to jewellery trade customers across the UK. Workshops, designers, makers, retailers and manufacturers who require high quality precious metal casting can use Q Branch to cast models and waxes in all commercial precious metal alloys ,with a special emphasis on platinum and

Bespoke jewellery continues strong growth as UK manufacturers invest in 3D printers

2016 saw continued growth for bespoke jewellery throughout the UK and Ireland as GVUK Design, Gemvision and EnvisionTEC distributor reports 30% growth for the year. The three-month blip immediately after Brexit aside, GVUK Design saw a month on month increase in sales of Gemvision’s Matrix and CounterSketch plus strong sales of EnvisionTEC’s latest Micro Plus

One of UK’s largest jewellery making and precious metal suppliers recognised for 3D printing

Cooksongold, one of the UK’s largest jewellery making supplier and supplier of precious metals, picked up the award for Excellence in Science and Technology at the Birmingham Post Business Awards 2016 for its Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing technology. The awards, which aim to celebrate success, recognise achievement and highlight the innovative people and companies

EnvisionTEC unveils cDLM at JCK

Global manufacturer of professional grade 3D printing solutions, EnvisionTEC, unveiled its patented new breakthrough technology Continuous Digital Light Manufacturing (cDLM) at the JCK Las Vegas tradeshow. cDLM is the first 3D printer to print 3D models for direct investment casting for the jewellery industry in minutes rather than hours. The Micro Plus cDLM has been

First 3D printed jewellery insurance claim service launched in the UK

The world’s first 3D printed jewellery insurance claim service has been launched in the UK. SBS Insurance Services has collaborated with Birmingham City University’s Jewellery Industry Innovation Centre, Cooksongold and The Assay Office Birmingham to successfully replace a range of bespoke items through the use of 3D printing technology, much to the delight of the

Mappin & Webb glad it made U-turn over in-house 3D jewellery printing

Mappin & Webb has equipped its London workshop with a state-of-the-art EnvisionTEC 3D printer as it admits it has finally embraced the idea of bringing 3D jewellery printing in-house. The company, whose Crown jeweller Martin Swift has the honour of looking after the Crown Jewels, says the investment reiterates its attention to quality and detail.

Weston Beamor presents 3D team at Jewellery & Watch

The Birmingham casting house, 3D printing and bespoke manufacturing company Weston Beamor has been showcasing its 3D printing team at Jewellery & Watch. As a demonstration of the company’s prowess in all aspects of model making and rapid prototyping the company has had each and every member of its 16 strong team scanned using sophisticated

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Emerging Designer PJ COTY 2015, Goldneilson for Coalescence

While we’re all familiar with the City-worker -turned-jewellery-designer story, it is not often that you hear about a photographer switching from shooting jewellery to creating it, but that is exactly what Neilson Photography founder Andrew Neilson has done this year with the launch of his own brand Goldneilson. The Coalescence collection is almost impossibly intricate,