At Artistry in Gold, the ancient practice of lost wax casting is used to create a variety of pieces, from simple to extraordinarily complex designs. We feel it’s of paramount importance to match the piece to the most effective method of casting. We employ three different methods of casting.
Gold and silver are cast at relatively low temperatures (1,500° to 2,100°F). A gypsum-bonded investment is used to cast. The melted metals are gravity-poured with a vacuum assist and pressure over pour.Platinum and palladium are cast at higher temperatures (2,200° to 3,800°F). A phosphate-bonded investment is used to cast. The melted metals are centrifugally poured under a vacuum.At Artistry in Gold, we also employ a proprietary cuttlebone shell and sand casting method. This unique technique can be used with every type of metal.