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Studio 201, CRAFT CENTRAL 
397-411 Westferry Road 
E14 3AE 

Duration&Time: 2.5 hours AM or PM as booked. Please arrive 15min prior to the workshop 

Class Level: Taster 

Class size: Max 10 persons 

Tools & Materials: Tools and materials are provided for use in the class. You may bring your own tools if you wish. 




Have a go at wax-carving on this 2.5 hours taster workshop and learn the basic techniques of wax carving. You can experiment with wax and learn how to carve a simple ring or pendant. Wax-carving is a valuable skill for anyone who is a designer maker in the jewellery business and the workshop offers a completely hands-on experience with Thuyha.

The taster course will cover the following: 

  • How the lost wax casting process work 
  • Introduction to various tools and different types of wax used in wax carving 
  • Learn how to carve a simple ring or pendant form jeweller wax 


Please note that this course teaches wax carving only. After the workshop, you can have your wax creation cast into silver at extra cost. The casting charge will vary on the size of the wax plus the weight and price of metal. When your silver creation comes back it will have to be cleaned and polished before wearing. You can either do this yourself or, I can do this for you at additional charge. 

We also offer workshops for beginners and intermediate as well as one-to-one tutorials.


Wax-carving Taster Workshop

  • Lost Wax casting has been used in ancient times and continued today to make jewellery and sculptures. It is a process where a piece of wax is either carved or moulded to the desired shape and then cast into metal. The cast metal piece is then cleaned and polished as a finished piece of jewellery or object. Wax carving is an effective method of making jewellery, which requires little space to work and minimum tools. You can achieve intricate details using various tools to shape your work. Jewellery wax is affordable and readily available, any mistakes can easily be modified before casting or it can be reused. It is ideal for aking complex organic, curvilinear forms, sweeping curves, and most anything that is difficult to construct directly from metal. Unlike working directly with metal, wax is a pliable material that you can cut away or build it up by applying molten wax, allowing you to be as creative as you want, without the fear of making an expensive mistake. 

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