Welcome to the Doug Hughes Diaries, a brand new series from Douglas Hughes Fine Jewellery where take you behind the scenes of our Jewellery Workshop.

In episode one, we share with you some recent footage of a centrifugal cast. Centrifugal casting has been around since the early 1800s and involves using a casting well to transfer molten precious metals into plaster moulds using centrifugal force! An intense but ultimately incredibly rewarding process for Doug and the team.

Watch the full episode below: