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Bronze Age Casting

Bronze age furnace
Course Leader: SSW Senior Technician, Eden Jolly, supported by SSW Technician Trainee Michael Hautemulle
Places: 6 (Beginners+)
Cost: £225 residential / £200 non-residential (including tuition, materials and consumables)

Dates: 20 —21 July 2019

Booking: Book online or phone SSW on 01464 861372.

Further information:
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Developing from our ongoing research project, Turf to Tools, led by artist and Senior Technician Eden Jolly, this weekend course will share methods of ancient bronze casting used by Pictish metalworkers. Using simple, natural and readily available materials, such as beeswax, clay, sand, horse manure to make a green mould and a charcoal powered furnace, participants will cast small objects such as a piece of jewellery in bronze.

Next steps after this course: Open Access / Bronze Intensive 

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