Cuttlefish Casting


Beautiful examples of the amazing textures that can be achieved through cuttlefish casting, with the textures of the bones showing up strongly on the final piece.

“The “Swirls” pendant (left) used a brass template and then I added the details with dental tools; the “Ocean Bubbles” pendant (right) used a template, carved details and fabricated details (the gold balls).”


Image retrieved from,

Brown, Valerie. “Swirls” pendant (left) “Ocean Bubbles” pendant (right). Firepan Jewellery Designs. 2010.

Text (in quotation marks) retrieved from,

Brown, Valerie. “Cuttlefish Casting!” Firepan Jewellery Designs. Last modified December 31, 2010.

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