Behind the Scenes: Working with wax

Posted by Ann Chikahisa on

Behind the Scenes: working with wax

Curious about how I make my jewelry?  Here's a quick snippet of how a ring begins.  After the wax is cut, then I begin shaping it and texturing it to the form that I want.  After the wax is done, it is then cast in metal. 

This wax process for making jewelry is an ancient process and is called lost wax casting.  



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