cuttlebone molds

Video Details
Author
Description

Ancient jewelry making technique using cuttlebone molds – Artisan jeweller, Eftihios Tsivourakis, demonstrates the ancient technique of mould-making using cuttlefish bone. He uses this technique to make a sterling silver pendant, an approximately 2/3 replica tetradrachm (coin) of Athens, c. 449 – 413 BCE. This demonstration took place in Eftihios’ jewellery shop, Batsi Gold, on the Greek Aegean island of Andros, in October 2013.

Eftihios kindly demonstrated this technique to members of the Zagora Archaeological Project (including Powerhouse Museum partners) who were living in Batsi participating in the project. http://www.powerhousemuseum.com/zagora

Share This

More Videos

Double ended bangle bracelet with Jewelry Arts Institute

www.jewelryarts.com Learn to make a bangle bracelet. video courtesy of about.com

The Scorpion

File produced and animated in Matrix 3D software.

Angels

How it's made a simple and beautiful silver present for your beloved...everyone believes in angels...christian, Jewish and Muslim too... :o) Hand made .