New York, NY – June 20, 2018 – Shapeways – the leading platform redefining product creation through services to ‘design, make and sell’ using 3D printing technologies – today unveiled Spring & Wonder, a fully customizable line of 3D printed jewelry. Bringing together artistry and technology, shoppers can fully personalize the design, look, and material of each piece from three distinct collections, 'Signature,' 'Celestial,' and 'Geometric.' Pricing currently ranges from $45 USD to $350 USD depending on the pieces and material chosen, with offerings of silver, 14K gold, 14K rose gold, brass and bronze.
“Shapeways has developed a sophisticated back-end of production, distribution, and supply chain fulfillment network, so we’re eager to expand our software services to brands looking to take advantage of mass personalization via 3D modeling and printing technology,” said Greg Kress, CEO of Shapeways. “With this simple software extension, we’re offering brands the opportunity to empower their customers to create truly one-of-a-kind products at affordable prices.”
This is the first of several in-house showcase brands to be announced this year with others planned across a wide-range of product categories. Shapeways is currently making its configurator technology accessible to brands and businesses via the Shapeways’ in-house development team. The company plans to make this technology more broadly available in the near future. Those interested in integrating the tool into their online shopping platform can learn more here.
Shapeways has set out to redefine product creation. It is a platform that enables the full creator experience through design, making and selling – born out of the largest consumer 3D printing service in the world. Shapeways has a community of over one million creators creating over 10 million products. The company supports these creators via its design tools and services, access to advanced production technology starting with 3D printing and services to build a business. Printing in over 40 different materials and finishes, Shapeways has factories and offices in New York, the Netherlands, and partners around the globe. It is a spin-out of the lifestyle incubator of Royal Philips Electronics – investors include Union Square Ventures, Lux Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, INKEF Capital, Index Ventures, Hewlett Packard Ventures and Presidio Ventures.
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