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Wax Carving and Model Making Class

This runs as a private class.

This class is open to students who are interested in working with wax as a direct step to jewellery making. It will introduce you to basic wax carving and model making techniques. There will be an emphasis on producing a line for production. You will learn the methods to design and create wax models for casting, wax build up, surface finishes and attaching a sprue.

You will have design freedom within the set projects. All materials will be supplied and extra material can be purchased from the tutor.




Wax carving



Your tutor will give a demonstration on cutting and carving waxes. Tips and tools, measuring and weighing, sizing and textures will all be explained to you.

There will be a demonstration on basic model making with the emphasis on production. You will look at incorporating commercial castings or findings as well as casting found objects. Time permitting, you will explore the theory of cuttle-fish casting. You will also learn about attaching sprues. You will then have time to finish and review your projects.

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Things to consider before booking these courses...

The class is suitable for students with a little prior experience in jewellery making.

Got questions about this jewellery making course?

bullet logo The jewellery school is based near St Austell in Cornwall, UK and all jewellery making classes run in our well equipped, purpost built workshop.

Call the jewellery school on +44 (0)1726 817989

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To book this course...

Visit this page to find out the dates and price of the jewellery making course and book jewellery making classes online using our secure system. If the jewellery making course you're interested in is not on the schedule...

Call us on +44 (0)1726 817989 or email us to discuss your learning requirements


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