dutch design week 2011: jointed jewels by alissia melka teichroew 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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