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Jewellery Design - Wax Carving 

Lecture by award-winning jeweller Cally Lam

Suitable to those who have experience in jewellery design or beginners that are interested in hand-made jewellery design


Big international brands such as Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels still produce wax carving by jewellery masters. The lost wax casting has been used in jewellery for centuries. It has a predominate hand-made feel which is differ to computer generated wax models.

Jewellery Design and Stone Setting by Wax Carving 
(67101M) (20 hours; 4 sessions)
Suitable for those have experience in wax carving.
This course will teach students to learn both hard and soft wax carving & sculpting to set jade, pearls or gemstones to enhance their beautiful jewellery. This advance course will also teach the essential techniques of Channel setting for a series of gemstones.
Training Content
1.       Introduction to specific tools and different types of soft wax; learning the fundamental techniques in wax carving
2.       Practise with the specific tools and wax; acquire newer techniques for wax design
3.       Learn to use polishing tools for silver jewellery
4.       Learn to use stone setting tools; acquire the jewellery gemstone setting techniques for jade and pearls
5.       Learn to use pusher tool for gemstone setting; acquire the jewellery gemstone setting techniques for a series of gemstones
Date: Date: 2018 Jul 7, 14, 21, 28
Time: Sat, 2-7pm
Venue: HKDI Jewellery Workshop
Course Fee:                   HK$3,800
Early Bird 15% off:      HK$3,230 (deadline: 2018 Jan 31)
Students should have completed the Jewellery Wax Carving Workshop, or who have some practical wax carving skills.

Payment Method
Online Application 
► Jewellery Wax Carving to Stone Settings

► Course Leaflet

About the Lecturer: Cally Lam
Cally trained in Hong Kong and U.K. as a jewellery practice designer and artist for over a decade. She has been designing and making her distinctive award-winning jewellery which is featured in Hong Kong publications and exhibiting in international jewellery trade shows in Hong Kong and U.K. Her signature abstract Chinese philosophy design works are sold to collectors in Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, and U.K.

► To know more about Cally Lam

Students have to prepare the materials (e.g. jewellery wax, finger protection gloves, etc) for the classes.

Attendance Certificate
Students will be issued an Attendance Certificate if their attendance reaches 70% or above.

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