Sat, Dec 12 | 3707 N Richards St

Level II Wax Intensive | GIFT VOUCHER 2021 (1)

A four day (32+ hours) intensive covering intermediate to advanced wax carving, investing, & casting in fine metal. We'll use a variety methods to develop designs and mountings for faceted gems. All tools, gems, and metals for planned projects are provided. To be used in the 2020-21 calendar year
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Level II Wax Intensive | GIFT VOUCHER 2021  (1)

Time & Location

Dec 12, 2020, 6:00 PM CST – Dec 12, 2021, 6:00 PM CST
3707 N Richards St, 3707 N Richards St, Milwaukee, WI 53212, USA

About the Event

A four day Intensive on reserve for Jana. Learn the techniques of mapping in wax for gemstone setting, reductive/ additive methods of jewelry carving, and the low relief sculptural method that can be applied for surface detail.

What's covered:

-carving for fine jewelry in hard wax

-fabrication of 4 projects

-mapping, forming, and finishing in wax

-wax to metal conversion/ spruing

-investment and  kiln set up

-vacuum casting

-methods of  buffing and fine finishing

-brief overview of setting

*Class includes casting of the four in-class projects cast in sterling silver, gold can be purchased in lieu/ in addition to sterling

(extra materials can be purchased on your own or on the first day of class before 3pm)


  • 8,760 hours

    Working Class Outline

    Paloma Wilder Studio
  • Level II Wax Intensive

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