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The Bronze Process

The process of bringing a bronze sculpture to life using the lost-wax method is something you'll appreciate after taking this tour-Enjoy

Bronze process photos by Joseph Digital

It can take anywhere from 8 to 16 weeks for one casting depending how busy a foundry is.  In conclusion, remember that as an example if there are going to be 50 bronze castings in the edition, this whole process is done over and over for each number in the edition. They are truly original castings. The only step that can be "re-used" in casting another number in the edition is the "mother mold" in the very beginning. Once all numbers have been cast (the amount of numbers is decided by the artist before casting begins), the mother mold is destroyed.

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