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Past: Metal Casting Class with Cuttlebone


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When: Saturday, July 27th, Noon - 4pm

Where: Balefire Goods, 7417 Grandview, Arvada, CO 80002

What: Cuttlefish castings are fun to do and result in beautiful intriguing geometries that spark the imagination and challenge your creative mind to produce metal art. In this workshop, you will carve a design into a cuttlefish bone to be caste in either bronze or sterling silver in order to create mini sculptures or jewelry pieces. As you complete this process, you will discuss and learn safety procedures concerning the use of carving tools and the pouring of molten metal. No metalsmithing experience necessary. Ability to use carving tools is helpful. 

~ 12 and up ~

This class is limited to a maximum of 8 people. 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the fact that we use cuttlefish in this class, this class is not appropriate for those with shellfish allergies. 

Who: Taught by jewelry and metal artist Chapin Dimond.  

How Much: Class is $60 per person and includes materials for those casting in Bronze. If you would prefer to cast in Silver there will be an additional materials fee of $20 payable the day of the class.

Cancellation Policy: Due to the small class sizes and demand for each seat, if you are unable to attend a class please notify us as soon as possible so we can allow for someone else to fill the seat. Please note, we do not offer refunds for cancellations, but we can offer store credit that can be applied toward a future workshop or products.

If you need to cancel for any reason:

  • If you cancel at least 7 days prior to the workshop date, you will receive a 100% store credit.
  • If you cancel with less than 7 days notice, you will receive a 50% store credit.
  • If you cancel the day of the workshop or if you do not show up for the class, you will not receive any store credit.