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Intro to 3D Jewelry Design



$ 1950

5 Days

About the Course

Unlock the Computer-Aided Design (CAD) world and embark on a journey into 3D jewelry design with our comprehensive course tailored for beginners.

Whether you're a budding designer or a jewelry enthusiast eager to explore new creative horizons, this immersive program will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to bring your jewelry designs to life in the digital realm.

Course Details:

Duration: 5 Days (Monday to Friday)

Hours: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (one hour lunch)

Prerequisites: Participants must bring a laptop with Rhino 3D software installed and a passion for creating 3D jewelry designs.

Class Objectives:

Create CAD Models with Precision:

  • Learn how to create CAD models while adhering to scale, proportion, and element relationship metrics principles.

  • Develop an understanding of translating conceptual designs into precise digital models accurately representing the intended jewelry pieces.

  • Navigate Design Constraints:

  • Gain insights into designing within the constraints of cost, time, size, style, and manufacturing methods.

  • Explore strategies for optimizing designs to meet aesthetic and practical requirements while staying within budget and production limitations.

Understanding CAD Software and CAM Methods:

  • Distinguish between various CAD software options and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) methods commonly used in jewelry production.

  • Explore software tools' and manufacturing techniques' strengths and limitations to make informed design decisions.

Modeling and Rendering Jewelry Pieces:

  • Master the techniques for modeling and rendering jewelry pieces using CAD/CAM software.

  • Learn how to create realistic digital representations of manufactured jewelry, including intricate details and surface finishes.

Designing for Real-World Manufacturing:

  • Identify common pitfalls and design flaws that can lead to manufacturing issues.

  • Learn how to anticipate and address potential problems early in the design process to minimize errors and streamline production.

CAD Gemstone Settings:

  • Acquire the skills to design gemstone settings accurately within CAD software.

  • Understand the intricacies of CAD-based gemstone setting techniques to ensure compatibility with jewelry manufacturing processes.

Introduction to 3D Printing for Jewelry:

  • Explore the fundamentals of 3D printing technology and its applications in jewelry design and manufacturing.

  • Learn about different types of 3D printers, materials, and printing techniques commonly used in the jewelry industry.

  • Understand the workflow for preparing CAD models for 3D printing, including file formats, slicing, and support structures.

Instructor: Gabriel Owen

Please note that course information is subject to change without prior notice, ensuring that our curriculum remains dynamic and responsive to industry advancements and student needs.

Join us and embark on an exciting journey into the fascinating world of 3D jewelry design!

Your Instructor

Gabriel Owen

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