Casting for Jewelry Makers Collection
Learn how to skip the expensive equipment and quickly cast at home! Explore expert casting tips, wax carving techniques, and casted jewelry inspiration. Plus, this exclusive collection comes with a crucible so you can melt your metal and start casting.
Learn how to cast at home!
Do you want to start casting metal, but aren't sure where to start? Not sure if you have enough space or the right equipment? Discover quick casting methods along with wax carving techniques and tips together in one convenient collection. You don't need a fully equipped metalsmithing studio to create custom casted jewelry pieces. Learn everything you need to get started in the Casting for Jewelry Makers Collection!
You can't go wrong with hours of casting and wax carving information, project inspiration, and your own crucible to use at home for ONLY $49.99!
See what's inside this essential casting collection:
Small WHIP with 2 Small CruciblesTool
Melt small amounts of metal with the two interchangeable crucibles and stainless steel handle. The dishes are 1 ¾" and 2 ¼" and the spring action in the handle keeps the crucibles secure while melting and casting your metal. Total length of tool is 9 ¾".
Quick Casting for Jewelry Makers: 5 Fast and Fun Methods
with Noël Yovovich
Discover 5 fast and fun ways to cast with accomplished jewelry artist Noël Yovovich in this fascinating workshop! Any time you melt and pour metal, that's casting--it can be into a mold, but there are other ways to utilize casting too. In this video, you will learn 2 mold methods, sand casting and cuttlebone casting, as well as three additional methods that produce more sporadic and organic results. Sometimes, the best part is not being sure exactly what you're going to get. All of these casting methods can be done in just a few minutes with a minimum of equipment, and redone just as quickly if you don't like the results. A great way to put scrap metal to good use, too, including metal clay scrap!
Flex Shaft Essentials: Carve a Wax Model for a Pendant
with Travis Ogden
Join metalsmith Travis Odgen for his video workshop dedicated to teaching you how to carve a wax model for a pendant. This comprehensive lesson covers all of the steps you need to successfully begin carving wax models for jewelry making using your flex shaft. Watch as Travis transforms a block of wax into a stylish wax model that can be used to create a mold for casting into your metal choice. Including important design considerations and tips for achieving the illusion of varying thickness, and important information for carving with the flex shaft, this workshop DVD is a must-have for anyone interested in learning how to successfully wax carve at home. Faster, more forgiving, and less expensive than metal fabrication, this is a clever way to create metal jewelry and to easily produce multiples of the same design.
Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist, March 2013
Take your designs to the next level with the March 2013 issue of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine. Packed with insider information and design tips, advance your skills and try new techniques with the information featured in this issue. Achieve an out-of-this-world look by making meteorites your stone of choice. Smokin' Stones has all the information you need to utilize beautiful meteorites in your jewelry designs. Then, discover jaw-dropping projects and demos including a lost wax casting ring.
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