In 1728 chocolate went from beig just a beverage to something similar to the solid tablet we know today. This phenomenon originated the appearence of master craftsmen who were in charge to give it a form and were called mouldmakers. There are many types of mouldmakers, but we will talk about the ones who work with chocolate in this article.
The traditional crafting process didn’t change much over the years. First of all, the object is designed, then it is sculpted using white clay which is copied by molding it using a harder material. The final object is used as a matrix to make moulds.