dutch design week 2011: jointed jewels by alissia melka teichroew
oct 22, 2011
dutch design week 2011: jointed jewels by alissia melka teichroew


‘jointed jewels’ by alissia melka-teichroew
image © jan habraken & AMT

new york-based dutch designer alissia melka-teichroew of byAMT inc is showing pieces of her jointed jewels collection
at dutch design week 2011. using the same ball joints as those found in cars and hip replacements,
each piece appears to be assembled out of separate parts. using selective laser sintering, the jewelry objects can be printed
as a single entity, a ball inside a ball, and do not require any assemblage. 
 
the technology has been applied in a variety of ways and color has been added to the coated nylon material to create blue,
pink and yellow variations. the newest versions of the jewels also come in black.

to go to the website dedicated to the jointed jewels collection, click here



the collection includes rings, bracelets, and necklaces 

image © lisa klappe 



different shapes and colors can be made with the same process 

image © lisa klappe 


example of pieces with several joints 
image © lisa klappe 


covered in metallic leafing
image © lisa klappe 



new collection has balls of various sizes and textures 
image © jan habraken & AMT


‘the jointed story’ by alissia MT

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