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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zero1 ring, and all the other processes like the lost-wax technique so that each element sits properly on the neck.
Fearless Girl" was cast by Kristen Visbal and produced by the New Arts Foundry in Baltimore, using the lost-wax technique.
This fact alone makes it both more democratic and less wasteful than the predominant lost-wax technique.