Example of Boltenstern's unique 3D printed jewellery from the Genesis collection.
BOLTENSTERN, a company specialising in the production of luxury 3D printed precious metal products has announced an official collaboration with Cooksongold to provide customisable products with the Precious M 080 Direct Metal Laser Sintering system.
The Precious M 080 machine is the first Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing System designed exclusively for the jewellery and watch industries and offers the potential to create previously impossible designs. In addition to offering its own innovative range of products and collections online, BOLTENSTERN will now be providing the service of developing customisable products together with other luxury brands.
Founded from a traditional Austrian luxury jewellery house, BOLTENSTERN brings together deep knowledge about cutting-edge computational technology with longstanding experience in traditional goldsmith work. Now the design house will be producing its unique pieces generated using algorithm based on the rules of natural growth and manufactured with 3D printing.
Precious M 080’s Direct Metal Laser Sintering system.
“We succeed in creating brand new typologies of products by deeply understanding the capability of the machine,” Marie Boltenstern, Founder and Head of Design at BOLTENSTERN GmbH, commented. “The direct collaboration with Cooksongold is a unique symbiosis and opportunity allowing for direct feedback between design, machine, material and end-product in order to optimise and develop the revolutionising production process.”
Cooksongold is the UK's biggest jewellery making supplier, leading the implementation of the first Direct Precious Metal 3D Printing system and supporting Advanced Metal Powders to the jewellery and watch industries. Cooksongold says they are "excited about BOLTENSTERN bringing these cutting-edge products to market", by using and educating the markets about their brand-new technology.
The Precious M080 is an end-to-end manufacturing solution, created for the jewellery and watch making industries in partnership with Cooksongold and EOS. The system features a 100-watt fibre laser, providing exceptional beam quality and power stability and guaranteeing optimum processing conditions. Featuring a 80 mm diameter round build platform with the ability to highlight even the finest details, the M 080 is designed to maximise the accountability of precious metal powders, optimised by Cooksongold.