Unique 100% solid holly (Ilex aquifolium) wood wand decorated with names and places from Elizabeth Gaskell’s North & South … I may have been re-watching the 2004 BBC adaptation at the time …
Length: Ca 289 mm or 11 5/16″
Diameter: Ca 8-9 mm
Wood Origin Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham (UK)
Harvest Method: Garden prunings
Cut, stripped, carved/shaped, dried, sanded, sanded some more, burned, sanded a bit again, stamped with an ink stamp and finished off with a coating of linseed oil to protect the wood.
Colour variations are due to the wood itself.
Wand Created: 2019