Metal printing brings stunning cutlery to the table

If you’ve been fantasizing about a future where every home has a 3D printer, here’s another picture to add to that daydream. The SETAE flatware set by notable 3D printing wizard Francis Bitonti calls to mind nothing less than supper with supernatural royalty.

The five-piece set was 3D printed through metal printing technology and finished with sterling silver to create a sultry gleam. The design itself is astoundingly precise.

Strands of material start at the end of utensil, then braids itself like a vine to to the other end. For the spoons, it merges into a bowl shaped like an angular teardrop. The forks end with the strands untangling into an organized row.

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