100% solid willow (Salix alba – I think!) wood wand, made as a birthday present for a Harry Potter-loving friend with the initial M.
Length: Ca 302 mm or 11 7/8″
Diameter: ~9-11 mm
Wood Origin Location: Wilmorton, Derby (UK)
Harvest Method: Garden prunings
Cut, stripped, carved/shaped, dried, sanded, 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.
Wand created: 2013