A rough project to help me get to know my new torch.
I've been making a real effort lately to master the use of my 3D printer. Even though PLA is a pretty easy material for home users, there's a lot to learn about slicing software, platform leveling, nozzle temperatures and filament. But I'm excited to announce the first 3d printed jewelry produced entirely at home by... Continue Reading →
Today I spent some time practicing new skills by cleaning up a model I made for a school assignment a while back. The original had so many problems I was afraid to turn it in, but it's looking pretty good now! Because I was learning, I made many alterations to this design as I went... Continue Reading →
I'm a big fan of experimenting with traditional styles. One of the first classic styles I learned to produce in Rhino is the bypass solitaire ring, and while I'm quite familiar with bypass rings, the exercise really helped me appreciate the grace and versatility of this design: But really, a ring can be such a... Continue Reading →
I’ve been working on fine jewelry for about seven years now and I love it. Working on an engagement ring that someone will be wearing and treasuring for many years is a special task and very rewarding. But the truth is that most of us don’t get to buy fine jewelry too many times in... Continue Reading →
It was 2010 when I first went to work in the Diamond District of New York City, but my interest in jewelry and metalwork has been with me much longer. A love of tools and all things technical has guided me in an industry where tradition and technology compete and combine in nearly every shop. ... Continue Reading →