Sterling Silver Brooch by James E. Boyle

To activate the action of creating a new section James or Beth plan out a new architecture aboriginal on the cartoon board. Working from photographs and sketches they actualize the antecedent archetypal in blooming jeweler's wax.

The adjustment of Lost Wax casting we use at The Rams Horn is alleged "investment" casting. Lost wax casting We use this adjustment for the Sterling argent we casting while we depend aloft circuit casting for our pewter line.

The investment cast actual is fabricated application adhesive adhesive (plaster of Paris) as a adhesive for sand, silica flour, or addition adverse aggregate. The dry capacity are alloyed with baptize and caked into a alembic or "flask" surrounding the sprued up model, which is either waxed down to a lath or absorbed to a commercially accessible elastic accessory which holds the arrangement and flask.


Jewelry flasks are placed in a exhaustion alcove while this admixture is still fluid, area they are above at allowance temperature to abolish air bubbles adhering to the models. We aswell use this exhaustion to de-air the investment admixture afore Agricultural castings cloudburst it over the wax models to abate baking over if vacuuming.