Carve, Cast and Hammer-Set a Cabochon Ring
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Jewelry Demo

set a cabochon ring
December 02 - 04, 2020

This event occurred as part of the 20/21 Classes & Workshops season. This is an archived view.

Join us via Zoom for a jewelry demonstration.

20/21 Classes & Workshops

Before 3D printing, it was common for jewelers to carve rings for lost wax casting out of jeweler's carving wax. In two demonstration-only sessions, we'll show you how to hand-carve a wax ring for a cabochon setting, cast it in sterling silver and hammer-set a cabochon-shaped stone.

Wed, Dec 2, 12:15 pm ET
Part 1:
Wax Carving, Invest Model, Burnout 

Fri, Dec 4, 12:15 pm ET
Part 2:
Cast, Finish, Hammer-Set Stone

Free and open to Dartmouth students, employees and Hop Members.

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