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cire perdue

(sir pɛrdy)
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(Metallurgy) a method of casting bronze, in which a mould is formed around a wax pattern, which is subsequently melted and drained away
[literally: lost wax]

cire perdue

(French: “lost wax”) A traditional method for casting bronze sculptures. The model with a waxed surface is enclosed in the mold. The wax is melted and runs through holes at the bottom. Molten metal is then poured through holes at the top, filling up the space left by the wax.
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This bronze piece was created using lost-wax casting, and originated in Asia in the second half of the 10th century.
The soft artificial heart was created from silicone using a 3D-printing, lost-wax casting technique; it weighs 390 grams and has a volume of 679 cm3.
From using the 'easiest material,' wire, she has gone on to study 'goldsmithing, structural techniques, metallurgy, electrical wiring, weight and balance, architectural principles, principles of lighting, safety standards, wood carving, wood staining, lost-wax casting, miniature painting.
Making bronzes is highly-skilled work and a number of distinct casting processes may be employed including lost-wax casting (and its modern-day spin-off, investment casting), sand casting and centrifugal casting.
Abs plastic build material (or other material that can be used for burning out molds for lost-wax casting projects).
In a variation of the age-old lost-wax casting method, the process replaces the plaster mold with carved-out ice blocks, a switch that ultimately gives the surface of the bronzes a ridged, almost bark-like texture.
Finally, the piece is brought to a foundry and undergoes the lost-wax casting process.
This material enables non-technical direct investment casting using the same investment materials as common lost-wax casting, for parts such as jewelry and small medical devices.
Actually, the trophies are made by Jostens, reproduced each year through a process known as lost-wax casting.
4 lakh is the price a bidder paid at a Sotheby's New York auction in 2010 for a Macallan 64 Year Old, the oldest ever vintage released by the Scotch whisky maker, that came in a decanter created by Lalique using the lost-wax casting method.
Finally, the Fire & Bone skull pendant and collectible is cast in bronze or silver, using a centuries-old lost-wax casting technique.
The upper-level curriculum is to complete a lost-wax casting piece and a locket, Craven said.