JEWELRY - Cuttlefish Casting

  • Saturday, May 19, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • BARN Jewelry studio, Class Code: JE0518JS
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(depends on selected options)

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Come join us and learn the ancient, easy, and affordable casting technique of cuttlefish bone to create molds for jewelry creates unique textures and fantastic one of a kind objects. We will be learning how this casting technique is used to create molds for casting jewelry, objects and elements that can be used in a variety of ways.

Cuttlebone has a natural wood grain texture that can provide delightful designs on the surface of your work using basic tools. Demonstrations will show how to use the bone for casting, an ingot mold, and a polishing material. We will also discuss the cuttlefish and its history in casting. 

Basic jewelry skills or 2 beginning classes are required for this Intermediate level class.

Pick up from ferry can be arranged. contact:

There is a materials fee of $20 added to the class fee when you register.

BARN member: $56+$20=$76

Non-member: $65+$20=$85

Instructor: Jennifer Stenhouse is a jewelry maker and sculptor living and working in Seattle. She has been teaching Metalsmithing and casting since 1992. She developed the Metalsmithing program at Savannah College of Art and Design, taught at the Vermont Art Exchange, and currently teaches in the Seattle area.

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