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Ever wonder how metalsmiths and jewelry makers create intricate forms in molten metal? One common method is lost wax casting, and Beth Cyr has a tutorial that’s great for artists and spectators alike. You can check out Beth’s jewelry in her Etsy shop.

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • CarlRichardson

    Very interesting, I hear about investment or “lost wax” casting projects all the time, but jewelry, awesome!

  • lei