With only a few weeks to go for his big wedding day, a groom was looking for a specific wedding band design. With computer aided jewelery making, the customer was given complete control over every aspect.
The first step is to measure the ring finger for an accurate size. From there, the design he had in mind is refined into variations. The customer wants an exact width of 6mm. Here, several virtual rings depict differences between the grooves.
The customer can preview the ring in different angles and renders of white or yellow gold. The front center ring is chosen.
The inner band is shaped for a lifetime of comfortable wear. At this point, the ring data is sent to a prototyping machine.
Within two days, a precise real-life model of the ring is on-hand for investment casting.
The next day, a 14k white gold wedding band emerges. It's absolutely perfect in shape, symmetry, size and smoothness. Only minimal polishing is necessary to finish the ring.
With plenty of time to spare, this custom-tailored wedding band has been created using cutting-edge tools of the 21st century.