In this class students will be introduced to the basics of wax carving and be able to carve their very own design. The versatile nature of wax will be explored through demonstration of carving, texturing, and finishing techniques. Completed projects will be professionally cast with explanation of process. Working in wax offers jewelers great possibilities for creating jewelry with a sculptural feel. This class is for those at beginners level.
Note: This class is divided into 2 days (1 week apart). Day 1 consists of carving your design in wax and day 2 consists of cleaning your casting.
Wax Carving: Ring - 5 hours.
Wax Carving: Stone Setting - 6 hours.
Wax Carving: Bracelet - 6 hours.
We provide tools and you are responsible for the materials which will be the wholesale price of silver, gold, platinum or whatever material you choose.
Instructor: Olivia Michaels