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Creating a two tone pendant in Silhouette Alta

Posted on 1st October 2018
1- Open the Silhouette Alta software. Click on the library tab on the right side.

2- Select a design you would like to use. Double click on it.

3- A new window will appear. Click on the wax pendant icon.

4- Adjust the size of your design.

5- With the design selecting, right click and ungroup.

6- Separate the inside from the base.

7- To make the hole for the pendant, click on the shape tool and then select the tube shape.

8- Move the tube to where you would like it on your design.

9- Lower the height so it is the same as the backing plate.

10- Select both the tube and the backing plate and right click then group.

11- Click on the 3D print icon. The base is ready to print. Adjust the print settings and print.


13- Select the insert of the design. Adjust the print settings and change the filament colour. Print your design.

14- Print your insert.


15- Change your filament and print your base.


16- Using filament glue adhere the both together.

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