Wax Carving for Jewellers
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Wax carving is like sculpture for jewellery and allows enormous creativity, as so many different forms can be made. This practical guide introduces the techniques to this age-old method through a series of guided exercises and projects, and demonstrates how exciting it can be. Drawing on the experience of two master wax-carvers, it also gives invaluable advice on the finish of your cast pieces and how to reproduce them. With over 400 photos, it is the essential guide both for beginners new to this exciting technique and for the more experienced jeweller wanting to expand their skill set.
- Advice on setting up for wax carving, tools, tool-making and materials
- Exercises that introduce the beginner to using wax and then build ideas and confidence to try more complex designs
- Advanced techniques that show how to use stones in a carving and how to add texture and surface detail
- Finished examples demonstrate the potential, excitement and versality of the method
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