Wax carving is an essential skill for jewellery makers, allowing them to craft wax models that can be used to produce beautiful and intricately detailed jewellery pieces through the lost wax casting method. We take a brief look at the history of this ancient art.
Susannah King began her journey at the British Academy of Jewellery, studying jewellery manufacturing and design. She now runs her own jewellery brand specialising in durable handmade pieces and is the first vegan jewellery brand in the UK. BAJ sat down with King to talk about her achievements and inspirations, as well as her experiences studying at the academy.
3D printing for jewellery design is a fast-growing field and one that is creative, demanding and extremely rewarding. Learning 3D modelling gives you the opportunity to learn in-demand skills in the industry and print your own designs – so how can you get started?