& Searching for a Casting Co.
The first question I know is a highly personal decision: Should I
cast some of my designs? To this one I believe I have answered
’yes.’ I want to produce multiples, I want to start selling
wholesale (w/ in 18 mo.) and can not produce enough product on my
own to meet a high volume order, should I get one. I would begin
with casting just one or two of my most popular designs. I work in
silver so I would need molds made etc.
I would love to hear advice on that whole process: Casting options,
having multiples made, what to consider, questions to ask a caster
Secondly, I am looking for a good casting company in the Eastern CT
or RI area. I would like to work with someone who produces a high
quality product (silver) and is willing to work with me to the
degree of being willing to answer the many questions I have (ie.
someone who is happy to work with a ‘newbie’). And, should I work
with someone locally? Does this make the whole process easier?
Thanks very much for any input/advice.
(If I do not respond right away it is b/c I am still trying to
figure out how to reply to messages - whenever I try and click
’reply’ my email system shunts me to an Outlook set up that does not
work on my computer!)