The jewelry restoration was done with the help of both computer technologies and traditional methods. Wax, clay and bronze were used.
The archeologists restored a jewelry object made in the Iron Age. It was done with the help of digital technologies.
Restoration included scanning of the clay molds that were used for casting bronze in the 1st and 2nd centuries B.C. Original molds found in Cairns, at South Ronaldsay island of Orkney islands, Scotland, were too fragile to use for jewelry.
Ben Price, a PhD student at the University of the Highlands and Islands, department of Archeology. Around 80 fragments of clay molds were found during the recent excavations of a broch dating back to the Iron Age in Cairns.