Silver Jewellery Cuttlefish Casting Workshop - $390
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Learn to cast pieces of jewellery and small sculptures using cuttlefish bone. This fun method of casting has been used for thousands of years.
You can see some of the amazing pieces that can be cast using cuttlefish bone and the lovely pattern that's applied to the piece when it's cast on my Pinterest board.
In this full day workshop, you will learn to carve cuttlefish bone and how to set up your cuttlefish bone mould, so you can successfully cast your design. We work with sterling silver in this workshop, which is included in the fee. You can also bring your own gold jewellery to melt down and cast into a new piece of jewellery.
If you would like to make a more intricate or complex ring, rather than one with a cuttlefish pattern, then you might want to consider the Lost Wax Carving Workshop. Please note, lost wax carved pieces are not cast in Pod Studio, and are cast in Melbourne.
No previous experience is necessary. All tools and materials (including a sterling silver piece weighing up to 15 grams and cuttlefish bone) are provided. Written instructions, gourmet lunch and morning/afternoon tea are included in your workshop fee.
WARNING: If you are allergic to shellfish or crustaceans, do not cast in cuttlefish.
If you'd like to buy a workshop as a gift but you're not sure what date the recipient will be able to go, you can purchase a Pod Jewellery Gift Certificate. This gives the recipient the flexibility to book into a workshop at a time that suits them.
A $100 deposit is required to secure your place. The balance of $290 is payable one week before the workshop. A minimum of two students must be enrolled for this workshop to run.
Start time: 9:30am
Duration: 6-7 hours
Workshop location: Workshops are held at the Pod Jewellery Studio in Kyneton - a one-hour drive north of Melbourne along the Calder Freeway.
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