Here’s the final purse charm, taken from a design on my computer, printed with a $400 3D printer, cast in silver, and then cleaned up and finished:
This, from a design I created:
If you want to see the whole process of creating this, you can start at Part 1 and read forward from there.
It’s pretty amazing that on a home computer you can design something and take it all the way to a final form! There is a real revolution in manufacturing coming with the advent of cheap 3D printers…
Some additional views: