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This Time, it’s Personal.
20 Outstanding Pieces of 3D Printed Jewelry

If you are looking for something special, personal and outstanding then 3D printed jewelry is perfect for you. Here are 20 great pieces of 3D printed jewelry and their sources.

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3D Printed Rail

This 3D printed rail with a ball inside is what happens when a Mobius strip, a Klein bottle, and M.C. Escher get together and have a party.

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3D Printed Mesh Lingerie for a Perfect Fit

Fashion and technology come together with Mesh Lingerie, where 3D scanning and printing techniques are used to provide women with the perfectly fitted bra.

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Funky 3D Printed Dactyl Keyboard is Kinda Handy

Have you ever considered making your own keyboard? The dactyl keyboard is designed to fit the natural inclinations of your hands.

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3D Printed Shoes
Walking on 3D Printed Works of Art

How would you like to walk on a true work of sculpted art? Italian Designer Cristina Franceschini (AKA Crystiff) can make it happen through her design abilities and 3d printed shoes.

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Helping the Visually Impaired with DOTS RPG Dice

On an epic quest to make roleplaying games more accessible to the visually impaired, Jack Berberette uses professional 3D printing services like Shapeways to fabricate his unique DOTS RPG braille dice.

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3D Printed Deathly Hallows Dice Set

Put a little 3D into your D&D with this cool 3D-printed Deathly Hallows dice set.

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3D printed Keycaps for PC Keyboards

Don't go unadorned! Check out these 3D printed keycaps and put some new life into your old keyboard.

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3D Printed Button 2.0

After 800 years, the plain vanilla shirt button finally gets an upgrade. Welcome to the 21st century Button 2.0!

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Not only for train model enthusiasts
Shapeways User Sells 7000 3D Printed Scale Model Railways

A Shapeways user, Stony Smith, has sold 7,000 scale model railroad items with his online shop and turned his hobby into a success.

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3D Printed Cord Organizer

Tame the beast! Install these 3D printed wall cleats on every outlet in your home (they also make great handholds should gravity ever decide to reverse).

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Investing in 3D printing
How to invest in 3D printing stock (Part 2)

Shapeways, Sculpteo, i.Materialise, Rinkak and 3D Hubs ship professional 3D printed goods to consumers. Here’s what you must know about their pros and cons.

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Pocket-Sized 3D Printed Chess Set is Both Incredible and Impractical

Designer Kiriakos Christodoulou has created the 3D printed Credit Card Chess Set, now available on Shapeways for $11 to $13. This pocket-sized game is quite impractical, but hey, it's also a pretty cool concept too. 

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Pebble Watch accessories
3D Printed Pebble Vertical Stand

The Pebble Vertical Stand keeps your Pebble Watch upright and it's display visible while the battery is charging.

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iPad accessories
3D Printed Curvestand for iPad

The 3D printed Curvestand is a versatile support solution for the iPad and the iPhone 4/4s.