In this workshop, you’ll get to learn the basic techniques of wax carving and metal casting.
Each student will get a block of wax in which they’ll carve into a piece of jewellery. The piece of carved wax model is then impressed onto silicone in which will then be the mold in which molten metal is poured into. Discover the many techniques employed in the jewellery industry, including 3D printing.
- how to carve jewellery from a block of wax.
- the secrets to mold making.
- the different types of silicon used.
- to cut your very own silicon mold
Make your own mold from a variety of charms/rings provided, or bring your very own item! (These items must be able to fit into a toilet roll)
Get to know about metal characteristics. Have you ever wondered why does your silver bracelet turn black? Professionals explain the different metals in jewellery making and you’ll get to pour and melt your own pewter.
Discover Lost wax casting in the industry:
Learn how jewellery pieces are mass produced.