Short course – Wax Carving Practice and Casting Theory

Wax Carving Practice and Casting Theory

During this course in wax carving practice and casting theory for jewellery you will be introduced to a range of carving techniques and casting knowledge. You will gain first-hand experience of wax carving as applied by jewellers and will be supported with the creation of a bracelet link suitable for casting.


Tutor: Eleni Zolia / Vicky Morris

Topics include:

  • Understanding types of wax
  • Preparing wax for carving
  • Carving techniques
  • Preparing and finishing wax for casting
  • Casting theory
  • Understanding shrinkage
  • Understanding surface defects in castings


Level: Beginner


Entry requirements: No prior knowledge or skills in jewellery required.


Materials to bring to the course:

  • Sketchbook
  • Pencils
  • Eraser


Dress Code:

  • Hair band (if you have long hair)
  • Sensible footwear (no open toe sandals)
  • Sensible clothing (no skirts or dresses, clothing to protect your skin in the workshop)


Course Dates:

15th – 19th July 2019

22nd – 26th July 2019

Duration: 5 days


Location: London


Price: £600


Qualification: British Academy of Jewellery Wax Carving and Casting Certificate

Progression: The British Academy of Jewellery offers a diverse range of specialist intensive courses to help individuals develop their jewellery knowledge and skill set in areas such as CAD, Diamond Grading and Gemstone Studies. We also provide a Jewellery Diploma Programme, which will equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need to design, make and sell jewellery.


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5 St Cross St,
Hatton Garden,
London EC1N 8UA

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

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