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Jewelry 101

Who would imagine that much of the gold and silver jewelry you see starts as a block of wax? The method is called “Lost-Wax Casting” and is a process the Mayan Indians developed it centuries ago.​ 

How is this cute frog pin made? Let us show you! 

1. Finalize your design
1. Finalize your design
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2. Trace image to wax
2. Trace image to wax
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3. Cut out wax shape
3. Cut out wax shape
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4. Shape with a carving tool
4. Shape with a carving tool
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5. Set wax in flasks
5. Set wax in flasks
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6. Melt wax & cast in metal
6. Melt wax & cast in metal
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7. clean up castings
7. clean up castings
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8. Add texture
8. Add texture
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9. Enjoy :)
9. Enjoy :)
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