Casting for Jewelry

This course is designed to introduce you to a variety of technical processes, design concepts, and tools essential for casting jewelry. Attention will be given to learning the process of outsourcing carved wax pieces with the discussion of multiples and production of them.

Note that this classroom is accessible by stairs only; please contact Fleisher for more information.

Special Notes

This is an in-person class which will take place onsite at Fleisher. Please review our COVID-19 community safety policies for current guidelines.

Tuition Assistance is Available

To make our classes and workshops accessible to everyone, Fleisher offers tuition assistance every term so that everyone can join our creative community. Tuition assistance applications can be completed once registration is open by clicking here. The deadline to apply for spring term assistance is Friday, March 10; Notifications will be sent by Monday, March 13.

What you will learn:

  • How to hand carve wax and the process of lost wax casting

  • Some casting techniques that will be covered in class include sand, cuttlefish, and water casting

Required supplies:

  • 3 cuttlefish bones

  • Silver casting grain

  • Optional stones for setting in castings

Recommended Jewelry and Metal suppliers:

  • Hagstoz 709 Sansom Street. Phone: 215-922-1627
    Pamma Tools 809 Sansom Street. Phone: 215-928-6004
    Rio Grande: Phone: 1-800-545-6566