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Going for Gold: A Legal and Empirical Case Study into 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and Mass Customisation of Ancient and Modern Jewellery

About this project
Dinusha Mendis

Maurizio Borghi

Lead investigator(s):
Dr Dinusha Mendis
Prof Maurizio Borghi

Start Date: 1st October 2015
End Date: 30th September 2016


The project explores the copyright, design and licensing issues surrounding 3D scanning, 3D printing and mass customisation of jewellery, in the cultural and business sectors. The project is being carried out in collaboration with two industry partners – one specialising in 3D scanning of museum artefacts and the other specialising in the manufacture of jewellery.

Project outputs include: