What is the Delft Clay Method of Casting

The Delft Clay Method of Casting is a form of sand casting. It makes it possible to make remarkably sharp castings of many objects in gold, silver and other metals. After casting, the Delft clay can be re-used immediately.

Who uses the Delft Clay Method of Casting

The Delft Clay Method of Casting has been developed for gold- and silversmiths. It is also put into practice in model making.

The making of the models

As a model one can use an existing piece of jewellery or a model made of hard material, like plastic, hard wax, wood, metal, stone, etc.

Properties of the Delft Clay Method of Casting

The used Delft clay is a mouldable clay in which one can easily press a model. The cast objects are very detailed and hardly distinguishable from the original model.
After the casting, the clay 1 mm around the cast is burned and has to be removed. The
rest of the clay can be re-used immediately.

News

Demonstrations of the Delft Clay Method of Casting

You can visit this show every year in april :
Basel World Watch Clock & Jewellery Show
Basel Fair Ground, Basel  Swiss
www.baselworld.com

You can visit this home fair every year in may :
Home fair Bijou Moderne b.v.
Bleiswijk  The Netherlands
http://www.bijoumoderne.nl/

You can visit the After-Summersale every year in september :
After-Summersale Bijou Moderne b.v.
Bleiswijk  The Netherlands
http://www.bijoumoderne.nl/
De Delftse Gietmethode