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A Day in the Foundry – The Patina

Patina Application Bronze can take up differing colours depending on the reagents that are applied. Patination is a process that accelerates the oxidation that would normally occur to the bronze through weathering. Lost-wax – The technique

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A Day in the Foundry – Interment of the moulds

The interment of the moulds. After heating, the moulds are covered with pressed wet earth. This prevents the deformation or cracking of the loto moulds during the casting of the bronze, whose specific weight is approximately 9 times higher than water. Lost Wax – Technique

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