Choice of Unusual Bright Gold Lost Wax Beads
Choice of Unusual Bright Gold Lost Wax Beads. Lost wax beads are made using a technique developed in the 7th century AD. A new wax mold must be created for each bead, since the mold melts out during the heat process. This makes the beads very labor intensive to make. Each is a small work of art. In this case, the beads have been plated with a brighter gold coating.