Wax Carving & Model Making

Required for the Graduate Jeweler Diploma

September 2-4, 2016

3 days, 9am - 6pm

$559 + $45 kit


Instructor: Roberta Tanaka

Wax is an ideal medium for making models for both production and custom jewelry work. Wax can be carved, formed, machined, drilled, sawed, or melted into a design. A wax model may be presented to clients for approval, yet still allow for modifications prior to casting. Students execute a series of graduated projects in a variety of waxes while learning design transfer, layout, carving, and build-up.  24 hours

Prerequisite: Fabrication 1 or experience

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