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Genna Design Jewellery And 3D Printing - 'Expansion' - Genna Delaney Jewellery Artist

Genna Design Jewellery And 3D Printing – ‘Expansion’
Genna Delaney - CEO Of Genna Designs

Genna Delaney – CEO Of Genna Designs

Kickstarter Crowdfunding 3D printed Jewellery Campaign

Well the time is finally here. I’ve been prepping and planning my Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign for about a month now. We had to make a video and come up with pledges and sort out our social media strategy, organise a launch party, invite people to the event, etc, etc….

I’ve never done anything like this before and there was so much to organise. So the night had finally came for the launch of the campaign which we held last night at the DCA, Dundee and invited special guests. It’s been a really exciting few days and the Courier came last night to take photos and today I was in the local Dundee Courier newspaper on page 9.

Courier Campaign - Jeweller's Bid For Design Funding

Courier Campaign – Jeweller’s Bid For Design Funding

The launch night was so much fun. Thank you sooo much for all my friends, family and supporters that managed to make it. We showed the film, the Cloud 9 software was available to play with and I had the very first sample 3d printed pieces of jewellery on show. We reached 32% of our budget by last night!!!!

Below is the Kickstarter video that I made with my French intern Emma. I think she’s done a great job. What do you think?

So it was really scary making this video and was mega nervous about launching this campaign but I’ve had lots of positive people around to encourage me and give me confidence. For a while now I have been wanting to push myself as an artist, pushing the boundaries of jewellery design and make a new innovative collection by using 3D design software. This work would be extremely difficult to make (if not impossible) to make by hand and I would like to experiment with working in new materials, (such as wood, polyamide, leather, rubber, ceramic, allumide) combining computer design software with traditional handmade skills.

I’m really wanting to push my work to a new level and launch into international markets. But I need your help to do this. I’m totally pushing myself out of my comfort zone with this project. But the way it works is if we don’t raise the full £1500 we don’t get any of the money and I can’t go ahead and purchase the new software to make my new innovation.

So to get you all on board I have came up with pledges/experiences/ educational and fun things for you to take part in, in return for supporting me. Pledges start from £5 so it would be fantastic if you could help support my Kickstarter campaign. For more information and to make a pledge please visit my kickstarter page here.

Testimonials

Can't thank you enough it was exactly as we asked for and a lot more x better start saving for the Eternity ring you're going to be making next for June .... a very happy couple xx

Sean

My family bought me a voucher for a 1:1 workshop to make a silver ring for my Birthday. Genna's workshops are informative in the process of jewellery making and good fun. Genna has a lovely teaching style.

Best of all you go home with a beautiful ring you made.

I would definitely do another workshop and if I could give Genna 10 stars I would. Thank you.

Samantha

Picked up my Wedding Ring today and words can't describe how happy I am. It looks amazing. Few wee (happy) tears on the way home. Thank you so much. p.s. thank you from my "Mum" too xxx

June

Genna design recently carried out a repair on my wife's engagement ring. I could not fault Genna's workmanship and the cost of the repair was very competitive. I would not hesitate to return in the future.

Michael

I had a fantastic time on Saturday, thanks Genna for being patient. Love my ring. Robert asked what I was making next so I might be back. Thanks once again for a great day x

Liz

Had a lovely day with Genna making our wedding rings! What a great touch to add to our special day! Would definitely recommend her to anyone looking to make their wedding rings, more than just a ring!

Stephanie 2018

Genna created my engagement and wedding ring and they are absolutely beyond perfect! She really took her time at the initial consultation and went over all of the tiniest details - when we got the pictures of the finished rings I was totally blown away - they were exactly what I had pictured in my head, if not better!!

Jessica

Genna, it was lovely to meet you last evening and I just wanted to drop you a line to say thank you for the beautiful necklace. It is truly gorgeous. What a talent you have. I've not taken it off since last Thursday! I was even wearing it for Crufts all weekend!

Keep following your dream!

Jenny Campbell 2018

Really enjoyable and educational day, we both had loads of fun. Would recommend to anyone looking to make there own personalised ring

Gordon & Gill

As Alison and Ron’s neighbours we have witnessed first hand this special and devoted love and the beautiful commission pieces you made reflect beautifully their enduring love . Alison wears them with humble pride.

Yvonne

Today my mother enjoyed her Christmas treat from us – a four hour ring making class with jeweller Genna Delaney. She totally loved it and has made a wonderful ring. She reckons Genna is a natural teacher. As a former head teacher she’s good at spotting such talents. If you want to learn jewellery making then Genna is the person to see!

Prof Mike Press

Whoah this blog is fantastic. I love reading your posts. Keep up the good work! You know, a lot of people are searching around for this information, you can aid them greatly.

Natalie

I'm over the moon with my ring! Thank you so much for creating such a beautiful piece which means so much to me. I absolutely love it.

Irene 2018

Thanks so much for the beautiful ring I bought yesterday!! Will be in touch about a commission a piece soon!!

Julia Wang, NY

Genna has lots of lovely jewellery to buy. The best things are bespoke though. She made me a few unique items using much loved heirlooms and updating them.

Bonnie Lee, TX