100% solid willow (Salix alba) wood wand. The handle is purple as I tried a certain decoration, changed my mind but couldn’t get the colour off. And that’s how I discovered watercolour works as a woodstain!
Length: Ca 260 mm or 10 3/16″
Diameter: ~5-7 mm
Wood Origin Location: Wilmorton, Derby (UK)
Harvest Method: Garden prunings
Cut, stripped, carved/shaped, dried, sanded, sanded some more, painted with watercolour, washed, dried, burned, sanded a bit again and finished off with linseed oil to protect the wood.
Colour variations are due to the wood itself.
Wand Created: 2018