Originals have always been worth more than the copies/clones/reproductions. I think that the masses will have the printed ming, but others will strive to own the original as they do today. Shapeways isn't the only place you can try this. The service is available at Ponoko.com and Figulo.com. The system is sold by Viridis3D. There are some other artists popping up here and there that are using the technique. Used machines are much cheaper than they used to be, so it's expensive, but not out of reach for artists.