Open Source Wedding Rings

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I lost my wife’s wedding band a few years ago. She handed it to me while I was driving and asked me to take it to a jeweler to get it hammered back “in round”. Of course, I lost it immediately.

My original wedding band I still have, but it’s always been a little unsatisfying. My ring finger is thinner than hers, and the pattern never quite matched where the original jeweler sized it down.

So, for our 10-year anniversary, I’m making bespoke rings. And because I’m an Open Source guy, I had to do it with Open Source Software. And of course, the code for the rings will be open source too.

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My original wedding band

Code? For Wedding Rings?

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digital model of 10th anniversary ring

 

That’s right. I wrote my wedding bands in Javascript. With OpenJsCad. I’m having them cast by TechFormCasting.

If you have a WebGL browser (Firefox or Chrome, at this writing) you can see the demo below.

In true open-source fashion, I had to develop a pull request for the upstream to make this render, due to an odd limitation in WebGL.

Warning: it takes a 10-30 seconds to render.  Use the mouse wheel (or equivalent) to zoom in.

One thought on “Open Source Wedding Rings

  1. Kate

    Wow!! It’s a fantastic twisted ring . I loved it’s intricate design which makes it unique. And thanks for the information shared here which gives the details about the ring .

    Reply

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