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Bare Bones Casting

The technique behind cuttlefish bone casting and design possibilites it offers

By Margaretha Held

Editor’s Note: This article is excerpted from “Cuttlefish Bone Casting: Theory of Mold Making, Design Possibilities, Practical Casting Technique and Analysis,” a paper by Margaretha Held that was published in the proceedings of the 2019 Santa Fe Symposium on Jewelry Manufacturing Technology.