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A practical approach to the most important casting techniques, like lost wax, sand cast (delftclay), stone die (steatit) and ossa sepia (cuttle fish) casting. Hubert Heldner will introduce you to these ancient techniques and the safe handling of all tools. The class takes 2 days from 9 am to 6 pm. No preexisting knowledge is necessary and all equipment is at your disposal. Included in the price of CHF 490.- are the samples you cast in sterling silver. To prepare yourself for this class you can learn to sculpt wax models in the wax modeling class.


Schedule for 2017   in Montreux, Switzerland.


Casting centrifuge
Flower ring with garnet
Silver ring with vanadinit cristal by Ruth Christen CHF 450.- Wax model for a lost wax cast Lost wax cast in gold
Wax model for a lost wax cast Lost wax cast with sprue base still attached The typical structure of a cuttle bone cast
Melting the metal with a torch Lost wax cast Silver cast in stone die
Casting die out of stone Cast in sand Cristallic structure of a bad silver cast
Lost wax cast Silver cast in stone die Lost wax cast
Lost wax cast Cast in stone Lost wax cast
Lost wax cast Cuttle bone cast Lost wax cast