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ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE LOST WAX PROCESS (From the Gruppo Mondiale Est. brochure)

 


A latex mould is used to create a wax model

 


The wax model is retouched by hand


The investment mould, to pour the bronze in

 


The raw bronze cast, with sprues and gates

 


Chiselling and finishing the bronze cast by hand

 


Patination: firing the bronze with oxidants


The ready bronze cast.

      

 

 

 

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