Lost wax casting, also known as investment casting has been used for thousands of years. It is an essential technique that jewelers use around the world to make intricate, unique jewelry. The Jewelers Guild will provide you with all the equipment and supplies you need to create a beautiful casting. We will teach you the step by step casting basics so you can add a vital skill set to your tool belt.
This class includes:
-Carve a ring from wax
-Measure and learn the investment process
-Measure and weigh the metal you will need for your casting
-Sprue your wax carving
-Perform a burn-out overnight
-Remove the flask from the kiln and use the centrifugal casting process
-Quench the flask and remove your cast tree from the mold
-Pickle, grind, finish and polish your piece!
You will be able to take home the jewelry you created in class. Come to the Jewelers Guild and acquire new knowledge on the casting process.