The Lost Wax Bronze Casting Process Explained

The “Lost Wax” bronze casting method dates back centuries to ancient Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian cultures. And though the technique has evolved, it’s still much like it was in ancient times.

Bronze is the most popular metal for cast sculptures due to its strength, lack of brittleness, and expanding/shrinking properties throughout the casting process. Bronze alloys also allow for very detailed […]

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So What Is a Limited-Edition Bronze?

I find that even collectors of bronze can be unclear about how editions work. Here I’ll pull back the curtain on the bronze industry a little and give you some key vocabulary to understand what you’re seeing here and at other sculpture sites.

You’ll find a nice video on the process of how bronze sculptures are made right here, so I […]

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4 Things All Bronze Collectors Should Know

Bronze’s durable beauty makes it unique among artistic media. But not all bronzes are created equal. There’s a lot of variation out there and it pays to know what you’re looking at and what you’re investing in.

I’ve found there are four common characteristics of lost-wax bronze that are worth keeping in mind. We came up with a handy little acronym for thinking about bronze quality: […]

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