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Low Tech Casting

Use your scrap silver to create unique components in this 2-day class with Debora Mauser!

  • Starts May 18
  • 375 US dollars
  • Butterworth Court

Available spots

Service Description

Learn low-tech casting four ways and make creative components from scraps! Join Debora Mauser in this exciting techniques-based class and learn how to cast with water, straw, rock salt and cuttle fish. Additionally, students will learn how to season their own crucible to take home. Using these techniques, you will have the chance to create numerous castings during class and also learn the benefits of using cast components as the main part of the design or as accents. Please bring any clean scrap (not a lot of solder) that you have at home to use in casting. Working in teams, students will make at least 7 castings Saturday and early Sunday before embarking on the design process. It is important to wear natural fabric, closed toed shoes and bring safety glasses, and an apron. Students will buy silver and wire from teacher as needed for their designs. Prerequistes: casting is for everyone, but students should gear designs to their level. MUST be comfortable using a large torch Kit Fee $90 due to instructor at class. Kit Includes: ¾ ounce of casting grain, crucible, cz’s and pearls and settings, bucket, straw, cuttle fish and consumables (extra casting grain will be available if needed).

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

CANCELLATION POLICY: • Students are not considered registered for a class/workshop until CJS receives full payment of tuition. Space is limited to 10 bench seats and therefore NO REFUNDS will be given for any workshop, payment or deposit, once a bench seat is booked. We understand that life happens. In the event that you have to cancel your attendance at one of our workshops or classes, we will hold your workshop fee for six months, to be applied to another workshop or class of your choice. If you do not show for a workshop, class or event and do not reach out to us, you will forfeit your payment. • Refunds are only given in the case that CJS must cancel a class/workshop. In the event that a class does not meet the required number of students, CJS reserves the right to cancel the Convenience Fee: A 2.9% convenience fee is added to all online transactions. To avoid this fee you can pay by check or cash. Email us at or call us at 443-249-3338 for more info.

Contact Details

  • 1200 Butterworth Court, Stevensville, MD, USA


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