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 2 day 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 metal, it is finished and polished and the stones are set.
You will experiment with casting methods such as embedded stones in wax and casting organic materials to create dynamic and unique pieces of jewellery. This course is a great opportunity to develop your wax carving skills in a friendly, easygoing environment.
£205 (includes all materials)
10am to 4pm
(2 days over two weeks on the same day)
Course completion certificate on request