lost-wax casting

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lost-wax casting:

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[Fr.,=lost wax], sculptural process of metal casting that may be used for hollow and solid casting. The sculptor makes a model in plaster or clay that is then coated with wax. This model is then covered with a perforated plaster or clay mold.
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She uses the lost wax casting method, combined with other ancient and modern techniques, creating textured sterling silver and ancient bronze jewelry.
Founded in 1947 as a lost wax casting company, the group has become of the UK's largest and most longestablished jewellery manufacturers and currently employs around 180 staff across three bases - in the Jewellery Quarter, London and Essex.
Founded in 1947 as a lost wax casting company, the group has become of the UK's largest and most long-established jewellery manufacturers and currently employs around 180 staff across three bases - in the Jewellery Quarter, London and Essex.
At the moment, the bronzing company conducts lost wax, vacuum and resign casting.
The ProJet MJP 3600 Series includes models for printing detailed wax patterns for jewelry casting and precise patterns for other lost wax foundry casting applications.
Unlike lost wax patterns, 3D printed investment cast patterns don't require tooling, thereby reducing capital costs for large one-off patterns.
I work like a sculptor - I carve all my pieces in wax and then I have them cast in metal by the lost wax casting process.
A I find as an artist I tend to feel a bit trapped after producing a body of work, so to clear my mind I'm going to re-explore book binding, printmaking and lost Wax Bronze Casting.
These objects are made in a material that has been designed to have 100 percent burn-out during the lost wax casting process.
It was an adaptation of the lost wax method and my father was the first artist in the world to use it," said Jonathan.
One of the earliest and best methods for casting bronze sculptures is what is known as the "cire perdue" or lost wax method.