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mick B
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« on: April 02, 2016, 08:30:00 pm »

My latest mobius arrow head carving, this is the first time I have carved Canadian jade, very much in the rough stages 220 grit sanding, given to me by a friend in the US, great jade well worth the hours I will spend.


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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2016, 10:02:00 pm »

Beautiful work - Exactly which Jade is it?  I know a lot of them but I am not sure I recognize it.  I would guess Boulder Creek but the photo is not detailed enough to see the grain/texture.  It is a darn nice green for sure.
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« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2016, 01:08:47 am »

Hi Michael, its boulder creek, I swapped Kristine for some Aussie imperial red rhodonite, and she sourced from you, great piece, only one black iron spot.
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« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2016, 07:09:16 pm »

Wow! Thank you for posting, sure do enjoy seeing your rocks.  yes
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« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2016, 12:01:47 am »

Thanks John, its slowly taking shape, still on 400 grit but I have smoothed out the bumps, and drilled the string hole, picture taken dry this time, may finish this one on 1200 carbide paper dry to try the satin finish.


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« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2016, 08:52:08 am »

WOW! Thank had to be a bit of a challenging shape to grind. Great job !
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« Reply #6 on: April 25, 2016, 06:49:08 pm »

Simply lovely! The glow it has is incredible.
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