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Beginners Wax Carving at the London Jewellery School

Duration: 1 day

Price: £139

Run by: Jessica Rose
at London Jewellery School

London Jewellery School, New House 67-68
Hatton Garden

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About the Course

Learn the age old technique of lost wax carving - a fascinating way of making silver and gold jewellery by carving jewellery out of wax, then creating a mould of the wax, melting the wax and pouring molten silver or gold in to make a solid silver version of your wax mould. A great class for anyone interested in making jewellery.

In the class, all students will learn to carve and shape the wax into different shapes and design whole pieces of jewellery in wax. Students will be able to make a number of designs throughout the course as well as learning the techniques.

Topics and areas usually covered in this class include:
- Basic designing for wax caving
- Qualities and properties of different forms of wax
- Using wax carving tools to achieve your designs
- Making finished wax carved masters ready to cast
- Full information on how and where to get your wax pieces cast locally and affordably and much more...

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

The use of all tools and wax as well as tea and biscuits!
PLEASE NOTE: AS THIS IS A ONE DAY COURSE WE WILL ONLY BE WORKING IN WAX AS WE WILL NOT HAVE TIME TO SEND THE PIECE OFF TO BE CAST INTO SILVER. You will leave at the end of the day with your wax pieces and we will give you full information of places that you can take them to to have them cast into gold or silver.

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Course Start Dates

Sunday 21st April 2019
Saturday 18th May 2019
Friday 31st May 2019
Friday 7th June 2019
Monday 10th June 2019
Saturday 20th July 2019
Saturday 7th September 2019
Thursday 3rd October 2019
Friday 22nd November 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners