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Customizing jewelry with 3D printing. AmericanPearl

Boot Camp feature for Friday, January 10, 2014

Customizing jewelry with 3D printing.   I’m Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear.   3D printers are making an impact in many walks of life…and working their way into the consumer market as well.  What can you do with one?   The online jeweler AmericanPearl.com is using 3D printing to enable customization that’s fast and easy.   CEO Eddie Bakhash…

“We’ve taken our Web site and we’ve really re-purposed it into a software tool where consumers can go online and see thousands of jewelry designs, millions of permutations for them and really billions of choices that they can customize.  And then we take and use 3D printing to create a model of their jewelry and create a finished piece.”

It’s fast and the results are not only beautiful, but surprisingly affordable.  And the use of 3D printing in the trade is really just beginning.  The site again is AmericanPearl.com.  You can find us at BootCamp.com.   I’m Fred Fishkin.

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