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Lolair
February 8th, 2007, 01:14 AM
This is a wand made for a friend who spent weeks trying rid my computer of various spam, addware and viruses - thank goodness he was successful!
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This wand is handcarved out of holly that my friend cut himself from his own tree during a full moon. I call it the tattoo wand as it has many symbols commonly found in stereotypical tattoos: Skull, flames, naked lady, and a snake. The snake and skull are 3D and the naked lady is 2D. The holly wood has been sanded very smooth after all the carving and it is coated with tinted linseed oil to make the wood darker and warmer as holly wood is the same colour as snow and tends to blind cameras. It's been rubbed with a beeswax-essential oil mixture and polished. I gave it to him as a Yule present and it's currently hanging up in his livingroom.

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SoulFire
February 8th, 2007, 02:19 AM
LOVE it!! Especially the serpent.