Introduction to Wax Carving & Jewelry Casting
This class is now eligible for per diem registration. Call the registrar to sign up. 561-832-1776
Please note: Class prices per diem include a 10% increase in the daily tuition, applied at check out.
In this course you will learn how to design a pendant or pin and then how to carve the design into wax. After completing the wax, you will learn how wax carvings are prepared for casting to turn them into sterling silver or gold jewelry. The class will also cover methods of cleaning and polishing your design into a piece of jewelry. You may order additional silver casting grain if your wax will result in jewelry that weights more than one ounce in sterling silver. Required dress: closed toed shoes and 100% cotton clothing.
*No class 11/26 (7 weeks)
Masks must be worn at all times on campus and during classes; temperature checks are required before entering class/open studio.
All students must read and sign the health policy & waiver to attend Session 2 on-campus classes.
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Class will be held in the JEWELRY STUDIO
Thursday, Afternoon 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Class Duration, Oct 29, 2020 - Dec 17, 2020
Instructor: Marty Hyman
- Tuition: $416
- Fees: $30
- Tuition: $52.00
- Fees: $3.75
Class ID: 20F2-JMH.4b
Marty Hyman was an electrician and an English Teacher before he settled down to become an accomplished jewelry manufacturer in Philadelphia, PA. For more that thirty-five years, his companies manufactured diamond engagement ring mountings, colored stone jewelry, and one-of-a-kind handmade platinum jewelry. During his last ten years in business he has mentored metal artists and jewelry design students from the Philadelphia University of the Arts. Marty has a BS in Educational Psychology and a BS in English Literature.