bettina nissen: make a wish
bettina nissen: make a wish bettina nissen: make a wish
feb 05, 2011

bettina nissen: make a wish

 ‘make a wish’ ring – gold plated

‘make a wish’ interprets the moment of happiness felt when blowing out candles on a cake. designed by UK-based bettina nissen, the iconic birthday cake candle holder is transformed into a piece of jewelry that serves as a keepsake of one’s special day. buried in a cake as a surprise or presented in its packaging, the product is fabricated using 3D printing or rapid prototyping by which a high power laser fuses small particles of plastic or metal into three-dimensional objects. the pieces are hand-finished to achieve the dyed colored nylon or gold plated metal rings. ‘make a wish’ rings are available in 5 material or color options and come in 3 ring sizes. the rings are produced by shapeways.

‘make a wish’ buried in a cupcake provides a surprise

bettina nissen’s ‘dinner4+‘ has been a shortlisted entry in our designboom competition ‘ceramics for breakfast‘.

full view of gold plated ‘make a wish’ ring ‘make a wish’ ring – gold plated

‘make a wish’ ring – stainless steel ‘make a wish’ ring – stainless steel

the rings come in five different colors or materials: gold plated, stainless steel, hand dyed red, blue or yellow

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