Retail Roundup: Laser-Cut Accessories

Laser cutting. Computer Modeling. Three dimensions. A new age of design is upon us.
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Each of the 116 triangles in this nylon plastic necklace are 3D-printed and connected using a technique called laser sintering, making the necklace itself bendable. The future has arrived. Smooth Kinematics 3D Red Necklace, $100, Your Friends & Neighbors, facebook.com/weareyourfriendsandneighbors

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

Designer Maria Eife specializes in blending artistic design with new technology. That results in items like these nylon bangles, created with computer-assisted design software. Maria Eife bangles, $60–$360, Ombré Gallery, ombregallery.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

Sure, you could stick a plastic label into your succulent to remind visitors you are judiciously maintaining some type of Echeveria. Or you could opt for a more fun message. We prefer option two. Lucca Laser Workshop plant label, $6, Redtree Gallery, redtreegallery.net

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

A single actual bird feather as an accessory? Who are you, Forrest Gump? Go for this red cedar wood hair clip instead. Feather hair clip, $14, Lucca Laser Workshop, luccaworkshop.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

You’ve tried to make your jewelry, and it never goes well. We get it. This stainless steel pendant comes in a dummy-proof kit that’ll make you forget all about the failed macaroni necklaces of yore. Melissa Borrell Pop-Out Pendant, $42, Ombré Gallery, ombregallery.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

Laser-cut from solid walnut, these coasters made by Covington-based Grainwell are not just for Ohioans. They make them for every state and dozens of cities too, from Anchorage to Tallahassee. My Home Ohio Coaster, $10, Grainwell, grainwell.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

Designer Alicia Staughton brings her well-trained eye—she has a master’s in architecture from UC—to jewelry design with these lightweight acrylic earrings. State earrings, $12, Dulcet Design, dulcetdesignusa.com

Photographs by Aaron M. Conway

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