Jewellery adults Courses

Cuttlebone Casting for Jewellery & Miniature Sculptures NEW

Sarah Elson begint

Learn the simple metal casting technique of cuttlebone casting to create wearable and miniature sculptural forms. Experiment with instantaneous casting by carving and pressing forms into cuttlebone then pouring copper or silver into moulds. Students are welcome to recycle silver from broken jewellery to create new forms.

Materials:-

  •  A materials fee is included in the cost of the course

What to bring:-

  • Designs and forms for inspiration
  • Any jewellery making or wax carving tools if you have them
  • Old gold/ silver/ metal for melting, this will be discussed in the first class
  • Closed footwear and appropriate clothing to be worn

Tutor Sarah Elson

Sarah Elson’s jewellery work centres on the myriad ways that the bizarre and wonderful forms of plants and natural materials can be turned into jewellery pieces through the method of casting.

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