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Silver Jewellery - Wax Modelling for Silver Casting

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$269 Limited inc GST / $134.50 / $215.20 / $242.10
Silver Jewellery - Wax Modelling for Silver Casting

<p><b><a href="/courses/art-classes-sydney/jewellery-making-silver-jewellery-courses-classes-workshops-sydney">Learn</a> Wax Modelling for Silver Casting in Sydney.</b></p><p>This fun, structured and

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$269 Limited inc GST / $134.50 / $215.20 / $242.10
Essential materials provided and included in the course fee. Please follow course outline.

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Course description

Learn Wax Modelling for Silver Casting in Sydney.

This fun, structured and relaxing Silver Jewellery – Wax Modelling for Silver Casting course invites absolute beginners who ‘believe’ that they aren’t creative through to people with an art or craft background to learn basic jewellery making skills.

Wax modelling is an excellent way to create intricate silver jewellery pieces easily and quickly.

In class you will be designing and carving a wax ring or pendant model into your desired shape, which will then be cast off-site in sterling silver, ready for you to add any finishing touches and polishing.

This course can be ongoing and encourages students to re-enrol in this course or join our Silver Jewelery for Beginners and Beyond course if they wish to work on their own project or at their own pace.

All materials and tools are included, except of the sterling silver casting. The casting cost will vary depending on its size and weight. Please feel free to discuss your project with your tutor to estimate your costs.

You’ll be able to create your own unique jewellery or create limited edition ranges of silver jewellery for sale.

You will design and make
  • A silver ring OR
  • A silver pendant
Ideal for…

This course is designed for all levels.

Course content
  • Appreciate the art and science of the lost wax technique
  • Make rings from strips of wax sheet
  • Work with tube wax and carve a ring or pendant shape
  • Learn to clean up castings and construct settings for stones
  • Clean up castings and demonstration of constructing settings for stones
  • Finish and polish silver castings
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will have:

  • learned and practised wax and casting techniques
  • learned to clean up castings and construct settings for stones
  • learned how to use wax carving tools to achieve the desired design
  • understood how to manufacture designs for sale
What we provide
  • Wax for modelling and carving
  • All tools and materials (except for your castings)
Please bring to class
  • The cost of the castings at the last session (This will vary depending on its size and weight but a sample for instance would cost about $20-$50).
Other Information
  • Closed-in shoes required
  • Please wear old clothes
  • Long hair must be tied back

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.