Lost–Wax Metal Casting

Learn to cast metal using the lost–wax technique to cast work in silver. By creating jewelry models of your own design, you’ll learn about model preparation, investing, burning out and casting with centrifugal and vacuum–casting machines.

Special Notes

  • This class will not meet on May 15.
  • Classes are confirmed one week prior to the start date. In order to help us confirm classes, please register as early as possible.

Materials List

Some materials provided; the instructor will discuss other necessary supplies and how to purchase them. Repeat students should at least have their own basic tools as shown on the Basic Tool List.

About the Instructor

Susan Adams

Susan Adams, a professional jeweler and metalsmith, was born in Richmond, VA. and received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. She has taught jewelry classes at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, the Virginia Museum, VCU, and Richmond Public Schools. Versatility, skill and meticulous attention to detail allow her to design and produce unique decorative objects, jewelry, hollowware and commissioned projects. Her awards include "Best of Show" and "Best Artist Metal" from the Western Design Conference, and "Quality Craftsmanship" from the Southwest School of Art, "Award for Functional Metal“ from the Richmond Craft and Design Show and a Virginia Museum Visual Arts Fellowship.


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Lost–Wax Metal Casting

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Class Details
March 27 - May 2210 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Day: Wed
Tuition: $180.00
Member Tuition: $162.00
Additional fees apply
Instructor: Susan Adams
Level: All Levels