Since out last episode of  Name that Bee  I have designed the model in cad and cut a brass model  on the CNC machine , I also had time to work on the wing model and cut them directly  in mother of pearl  also with the CNC 

Here is a quick pic of the brass bee with sprue soldered on soon it will be rubber molded and cast in 18k yellow gold and silver 

Here is a quick pic of the brass bee with sprue soldered on soon it will be rubber molded and cast in 18k yellow gold and silver 

Now that is a lot of bee wings , all snug in their  storage case waiting for the Bee castings to be ready  the darker ones on the right side are abalone shell. 

Now that is a lot of bee wings , all snug in their  storage case waiting for the Bee castings to be ready  the darker ones on the right side are abalone shell. 

 come back soon and see our next exciting episode where we will finish the castings and add the wings , and create a custom travel box .