Justin Boehme's Profile
I have been manufacturing fine jewellery and casting hold, silver and bronze for the jewellery and fine art Industries for over three decades.
All my pieces are created in my casting studio at Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula.
My area of expertise is as a ‘Precious Metal Casting Technician’. I employ the ‘Lost Wax’ or ‘Cire Perdu’ casting technique to create my work.
Since early Egyptian times, nan has used this method to make jewellery, statues, architectural bronzes, metalware and more.
A wax form is injected or carved and then after several procedures molten metal is poured or thrown into a plaster mold. The individual pieces are subsequently hallmarked, engraved, chased and polished until finished.
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- Joined June 16, 2011