15. Cuttlefish Casting

Course Date(s) 
May 06, 2018
Sunday, 10:00-5:00 pm
7 hours/ 1 day
Class size: 6 (no experience necessary)
Registration Closes 
Apr 30, 2018

$80 + materials fee approx. $40-45 payable to instructor on first day of class

Course Overview 

In this one day workshop, students will be introduced to the soft structure of the cuttlefish bone. They will be instructed on how to carve and assemble it to make it a mold for molten metal. Resulting in a custom casted piece. We will cover several basic jewellery techniques such as piercing, drilling, filing, and polishing in order to turn the cast piece into a ring, pendant or earrings. Suitable for all levels of experience. A 1/2 hour break is provided. Please bring your lunch.


Violeta Izquierdo

Violeta Izquierdo is a Halifax based jewellery designer and maker.  She has graduated from NSCAD University, majoring in Jewellery and Metalsmith.  Her work is a reflection of the diverse cultural