Wax Carving with Stones - Improver

5 WEEKS - 1 EVENING PER WEEK

OUTLINE

Wax carving is a really interesting and effective method of making silver jewellery. The process involves carving a piece of wax into the shape you want. This is sent to a professional casters and comes back as silver copy of the shape you carved, ready for you to sand and polish. Very intricate pieces can easily and quickly be made using this technique and you can use this technique at home with minimal tools.

This course is ideally suited to those who have taken a beginner course in wax carving or have some carving skills. You will be designing pieces of jewellery in wax that incorporate stones. Once the wax is cast in metal, it is finished and polished and the stones are set.

You will experiment with embedding stones in wax to create unique pieces of jewellery. At the end of the course you will have one to two finised pieces of jewellery. This course is a great opportunity to develop your wax carving skills in a friendly, easygoing environment.

PROJECTS
  • ring
  • pendant
  • own project
SKILLS
  • designing with stones
  • embedding stones in wax ready for casting
  • set stones in metal
  • finish and polish metal pieces
PRICE:

£240 (includes wax and stones)

CLASS TIMES:

6:30pm- 9:00pm (5 evenings)

QUALIFICATION:

Course completion certificate

TUTOR:

Stelios Karantonas

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