If you want to start your own line you need to take this class.
Learn the fundamental technique for how 90% of commercial jewelry is produced in the world-a wax model-cast in metal. Discover how to work from three views to create a 3 dimensional object, how to finish you wax and size it appropriately, cause metal actually shrinks in the casting process! Find the right casting house for you, have rubber molds made and how to finish your piece. And Bam! you have an object of jewelry that can be reproduced again and again from the mold.
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Wax Carving (Absolute Beginner)
First Session: Tue, May 2, 2017, 7 pm - 9:30 pm
Paul Kim is an independent jeweler, graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology and Gemological Institute of America. Studied Jewelry Design and fine Arts. He works with wax and precious metals. To make jewelry, Paul hand carves each model from wax by utilizing the same tools that are used by jewelers. Casted pieces are then fabricated with various tools to complete the jewelry with Gem stones.Click here to view other classes taught by this instructor.
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Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St
Room: S355, 3rd Fl, S Bldg
Price: from $381.00
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Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.
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