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Wednesday Lost Wax Casting, 6 weeks

Early Bird Price Ends 22 July!

  • Starts Aug 7
  • 325 New Zealand dollars
  • Christchurch, Ōtautahi

Available spots


Service Description

A fantastic course that's full of fun and inspiration! Create interesting designs in wax then send them off to be professionally cast in metal. Once your pieces are back you will be taught how to cut, file and shape them into wearable pieces. Level 1 students: Learn to work in both soft and hard jewellers' wax and send your waxes away to be cast. When they return you will learn how to clean them up into finished jewellery and/or incorporate them into jewellery in multiple ways. We start with rings but encourage students to think outside the box! Level 2 students: Advance your carving skills and learn to set stones in your waxes. This can be done either by creating claws and other settings or trying the cast-in-place technique - an organic, exciting process. Included in the class fee are all your different types of waxes, sandpaper and courier costs. Not included are the casting and metal costs which vary from student to student depending on what they want to make. Small castings can cost around $7 - $10 and metals are between $0.35 cents per gram for bronze - $4 per gram for silver. Please see details on our Regular Classes page. Our booking system asks for payment to be made via credit card, PayPal or Afterpay on booking. If you do not have access to these payment methods or need to pay your course fee over time please email us to arrange this ;)


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

Below are the Terms & Conditions for our classes. For information on access and parking info for both studios, please visit the FAQ page on our main site. TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR WORKSPACE CLASSES: We require all class fees to be paid in full before the start date of the class and any extra materials taken to be paid for at the last class. Masks are no longer required in our workshops, but if students would like to wear one they are most welcome. If students are unwell or required to self isolate we will do our best to find another time for them to take the class. We will not offer refunds.  Workspace will not offer make up classes for any reason other than Covid related illness. Please take note of this, these are unprecedented times and we are doing all we can to keep things flowing smoothly but sometimes flexibility is required.  Students must follow all health and safety guidelines and all safety instructions from the tutors at all times.  Workspace is under no obligation to change students to other classes, credit or refund for classes booked. Workspace reserves the right to cancel or postpone a class if circumstances require it, students will be refunded if this is the case.  By enrolling in our classes you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.


Contact Details

  • 49 Ferry Road, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch, New Zealand

    021 042 1853

    info@workspacestudios.co.nz


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