A method of bronze casting using a clay core and a wax coating placed in a mold. The wax is melted in the mold and drained out, and bronze poured into the space left, producing a hollow bronze figure when the core is discarded. Also called cire perdue.
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- The company has added two lost wax bronze sculptures, ‘The Kiss’ and ‘Romeo and Juliet,’ and a new bronze resin sculpture, ‘The Pipers,’ to its collection.
- The lost wax method is known all over the world.
- The artefact was made using the lost wax process which, according to him, is being forgotten by today's generation.
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