Understanding Lost Wax Casting

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Dec 21, 2020 9:45:00 AM

Lost wax casting is a jewelry-making process that is used very frequently by goldsmiths. To say this technique is tried and true would be an understatement. It has been used for thousands of years, with the oldest known example being a 6,000 year old amulet from the Indus Valley Civilization in South East Asia.

Technology has advanced, but the technique remains the same. Let's talk about what lost wax casting looks like now. 

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Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry Industry, Goldsmithing, Goldsmith, Lost Wax Casting

Plating, Vermeil, & Alloys: Oh My!

Posted by Brianne Sheridan on Aug 25, 2020 10:15:00 AM

Let’s talk about gold! Jewelry that looks gold, is not always gold. In fact, even fine jewelry that actually is gold, is not pure.

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Topics: Jewelry, Jewelry Industry, Gold Jewelry, Vermeil, Gold Alloys, Gold Plating, Goldsmithing, Goldsmith

Define Redefining

Geralyn Sheridan has been redefining elegance in the jewelry industry by focusing on eco-friendliness, utilizing naturally beautiful textures, and incorporating fluid movement in each of her fine jewelry designs.

Her years of experience as a designer/goldsmith combined with her credentials as a GIA Graduate Gemologist give her a unique perspective on and a true expertise in jewelry making, precious metals, and gemstones. 

Whether you're a jewelry lover, maker, or seller, we're sure this blog will pique your interest.

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