Starts: 19 Feb 2024
Develop your wax carving skills to incorporate settings for stones with the support of an experienced tutor. Learn to cut and carve your wax to fit the dimensions of a specific stone in a wax carved ring or pendant. Instruction on methods of incorporating cabochon and faceted stones, as well as how to approach unusual shapes like baroque pearls and irregular cut stones. Casting of your wax is not included in the course but you will be given advice on various casting companies and approximate costs. Intermediate/ advanced. Bring stone(s) of your choice or choose and buy from a selection brought by the tutor.