Silver Cat Head

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I recently attended a “Lost Wax Casting” workshop at the Art School of Peterborough.  First I sculpted the head in hard wax.   A plaster cast was made from the wax and then the wax melts.  Silver is injected into the cast and when it is put into water the plaster explodes and you are left with an exact silver replica of the original wax.  The silver is then filed and polished.