Casting precious metals requires some knowledge about the process and where mistakes can happen. People might explain casting as an easy process but as the lost wax casting steps go along, each step depends upon the previous step being error free because in the end, your results will show even small mistakes magnified greatly. The more careful you are when it comes to details, the less need there’ll be to clean up at the end. When making jewelry, by taking your time in the casting process, you will save filing or grinding time in the final stages making you final polishing much easier.