Patti's August class on lost wax beads.
Better late than never: here are some pictures and very light instructions from Patti's August class on lost wax beads.
Start with a pea sized baked bead. Dip in wax using tweezers and/or homemade dip stick. Round hot wax in palms of hands. Repeat several times until thick coat of wax. Clean tweezers frequently. Cool on ice pack.Add a layer of polymer clay using #2 thickness. Make smooth and do cut-outs. Bake in nest of polyester in cupcake paper in foil tart pan for 30 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately place on icepack and discard cupcake paper.Repeat if desired.