Summer Wax Carving Practice and Casting Theory


• Develop an understanding of wax carving techniques

• Explore casting theory

• Small group sizes

Course Content
Course Content

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 piece suitable for casting.

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
Key Information
Key Information


Level: Beginners

Entry requirements:

  • No prior knowledge and skills are necessary for this course

Who should take this course?

  • Working professionals in the jewellery industry
  • Current students in jewellery related courses
  • Anyone who has an interest in learning wax carving techniques

Course Dates:

22nd – 26th July 2019

Duration: 5 days

Location: London

Price: £600

Qualification: British Academy of Jewellery Wax Carving and Casting Certificate


The British Academy of Jewellery also offers a diverse range of specialist intensive courses to help individuals develop their jewellery knowledge and skill set.

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For more information and to register for the course, please contact

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Morley House,
26-30 Holborn Viaduct,
London EC1A 2AT

+44 (0)20 7405 0197

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