S3-06: Tony Rodrigues, Sculpting Jewelry in Scale

For the Love of Jewelers: A Jewelry Journey Podcast Presented by Rio Grande

Jun 9 2022 • 1 hr 12 mins

Master goldsmith Tony Rodrigues is a 3D-manufacturing jewelry legend, the Vice President of Product Development for William Henry and co-founder of ZBrush Jewelry Workshop. An early adapter of CAD, Tony has been pushing boundaries and sharing strategies on sketching, sculpting, modeling and printing intricate jewelry designs. His detailed, sought-after pieces are worn by celebrities like Richie Ramone and even included a Vatican-certified remnant from the crucifixion cross. With detailed focus and limitless software applications, Tony shares, “I couldn’t possibly make everything I’ve ever thought of making.” Nor would he trade his career for any other. This For the Love of Jewelers podcast episode provides a candid glimpse of a down-to-earth jeweler who takes on artistic challenges because there is no other place he’d rather be.