Silver Jewellery - Wax Carving and Casting CityEast College

Course Outline

Design and make your own silver jewellery using the wax casting method. Carving from a wax gives much more freedom to achieve your creative vision, it also gives the option of recreating your original design. In this hands on course you will gain fundamental jewellery skills such as wax carving, casting clean-up and final polishing
Projects will include a ring band and pendant or brooch. You will create a wax model of your own design that will be sent to a commercial caster to be reproduced in sterling silver. You will be encouraged to undertake further projects if time permits.

For an additional charge, a mould can be created for each piece allowing you to recreate your original designs multiple times whenever you desire.

Ideal for...

Anyone interested in jewellery and design. No previous experience required.

Outcomes

  • Gained an understanding of the occupational health and safety aspects of a metal workshop, specific to jewellery making.
  • Learned the process of casting from start to finish
  • Learned some basic silver jewellery casting skills such as, wax carving, filing, finishing & polishing
  • Learned the fast production technique to make multiples of a jewellery design
  • Design and produced at least two pieces of jewellery


What to bring

  • Pen and note pad.
  • $65 to cover material and casting costs (note larger projects may incur extra costs).



All other requirements are supplied by the College, including all tools required for your project.

Other information

For safety reasons it is important to ensure you wear closed toe shoes and medium to long hair is tied back for each class.

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.

Classes

$235 Limited inc GST
Silver Jewellery - Wax Carving and Casting

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