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Modeling in Wax for Jewelry and Sculpture (Jewelry Crafts)
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Expands on the original work that first introduced artists and artisans to the materials, tools and techniques used to create original wax models for jewelry - both fine pieces and costume jewelry. The ancient method of lost-wax casting and traditional casting techniques of modeling in wax free that artist from many of the restrictions of traditional wax modeling, to provide greater freedom and spontaneity in creation, along with a newly achieved speed in execution.
The author combines this understanding of the methods with his own practical experience to present the techniques in a concise, step-by-step format. He details the necessary materials and tools, and introduces the reader to their various characteristics and their roles in the jewelry-making process. He guides the artist through the various processes of wax modeling in several projects.
Kallenberg draws on 40 years of experience to update the fully illustrated text with breakthroughs in processes, materials, and equipment. Full details of casting and mold-making processes render this second edition of the definitive jewelry-making guide indispensable to artists and artisans.
From start to finish, all the instructional details are included for every phase of wax casting and mold-making in the second edition of this text on jewellery making.
Expands on the original work that first introduced artists and artisans to the materials, tools, and techniques used to create original wax models for jewelry--both fine pieces and costume jewelry.
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