Another thing I was working on alongside the dotted 3D printed fabric was developing accessories.
It all came out of a test print that I made, which I thought was going to be an ornament on a top.
When the 3D print was done, and I took it off the heat bed, it just looked so much like a necklace, that I wasn´t able to let go of it.
The print was inspired by star constellations, and I had developed three different ornaments.
I tried printed out another of the ornaments, but this time I added holes in the top for putting in some sort of string, making it into a necklace.
I made the print on mesh, and after it was done, I cut off the fabric surrounding the print, and left the fabric in between the shapes. This way, the print is made by different printed parts, but held together by the mesh fabric, making it flexible, so it follows the body when moving.
I added leather strings to give it some edge and natural references, and voila, I had a final prototype! I printed all three necklaces, and named them The Constellations_00 series, because they are inspired by star constellations.