I used a crushed glass accent inlay since the malachite has been doing so well. It is much more subtle than most inlays but when exposed to light it really "pops"! I plan to use this material for full inlays as well for anyone wanting a unique and classy look.
I really respect the skill and...
Wood koru pendant
Material: Zebrano wood
Finish: is impregnated with linseed oil and waxed with combination of carnauba and beeswax.
Koru (spiral). Swirling symbol "newborn" fern leaf. Means a new beginning, peace and harmony, personal growth and a good change.
Size: 1,77 inch or 45 mm long
After some positive feedback from the super-duper LJ contributors here using the crushed glass with transverse accent, I quickly made the same ring using the material as a full inlay. I don't mean to toot my own horn but…TOOT TOOT! :)
This new inlay material is awesome as it is translucent...
Material: Stabilized bog oak wood ( about 6000 years old !!!)
Stabilized wood - that's wood has been impregnated with a chemical stabilizing solution.
The purpose of stabilizing wood is to make it more durable and less prone to warping or cracking than natural, untreated wood.