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Everything we make is HANDMADE and ORIGINAL.
It all starts with a chunk of wax that is hand carved into a work of art. Then it goes into a flask of plaster like material and into a kiln were the wax is burned away leaving an exact negative shape of the original. After that molten metal is poured in under vacuum pressure and voila, a new piece is born. It's called the "Lost Wax Process"
If it doesn't start from wax then it begins as a piece of raw metal; silver, gold, platinum, etc. that is then cut, pounded, forged or manipulated.

We do all of this right here in our log cabin studio in the middle of the woods, deep in the heart of the beautiful Missouri Ozarks.

We welcome custom…

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  • Joined February 15, 2010

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About

>-------------------------------------------Please Check Out Our Shop----------->>>>>>>>

Everything we make is HANDMADE and ORIGINAL.
It all starts with a chunk of wax that is hand carved into a work of art. Then it goes into a flask of plaster like material and into a kiln were the wax is burned away leaving an exact negative shape of the original. After that molten metal is poured in under vacuum pressure and voila, a new piece is born. It's called the "Lost Wax Process"
If it doesn't start from wax then it begins as a piece of raw metal; silver, gold, platinum, etc. that is then cut, pounded, forged or manipulated.

We do all of this right here in our log cabin studio in the middle of the woods, deep in the heart of the beautiful Missouri Ozarks.

We welcome custom work and a portfolio of work can be seen here:
http://diggersgoldjewelry.com/Portfolio.html

Did I mention that we live in a castle? A round one at that. And it's 100% handmade. Every stone was placed by hand and every wall is adorned with large crystals and fossils. You should see the concrete counters with the agates, crystals and labradorite gemstones embedded.
If you'd like to see it check out this link:
picasaweb.google.com/dougfeakes

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