100% solid hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) wood wand with acrylic painted pink and black handle, with initials AT for the intended owner.
Length: Ca 323 mm / 12 3/4″
Diameter: ~12-13 mm
Wood Origin: West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (UK)
Harvest Method: Public footpath prunings
Cut, stripped, carved/shaped, dried, sanded, painted, sanded some more, burned, sanded a bit again and finished off with a coating of clear mineral oil to protect the wood.
Colour variations are due to the wood itself … and the acrylic paint!
Wand Created: 2011