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    Marco Polo ram engraving

    This is a piece I was commissioned to engrave ( all freehand) for a customer in Missouri USA, with a Marco Polo sheep ( sub species of the Argali sheep ) set in a landscape of mountains in Tajikistan where he had shot a magnificent trophy ram. The sheep is engraved very deeply into the back of a 7 inch wedge shaped circle of optical crystal, with the mountains less deeply engraved behind it, there is also some work on the front with rocks and vegetation to give a 3 dimensional effect.


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    Very much talent that man
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    Stunning!
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    How much is he paying for it? or is that a rude question?

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    Do you engrave metal?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toby View Post
    Do you engrave metal?
    yes I also engrave metal but I am fairly new to that, this is a gun I recently engraved for a customer -my first portrait on metal -(done a lot of portraits on crystal)









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    Quote Originally Posted by Brenick View Post
    How much is he paying for it? or is that a rude question?
    900

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    Stunning David as always.
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    Shit!! Thats like a million NZ $'s!! Nah well priced I reckon. Lot of time and effort and the detail is amazballs!

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    Holy footy socks down the jock Batman!

    WOW! Thats awesome! Very very cool!! Such a amazing talent! Stunning all right!

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Whyman View Post
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    Nice. Worth every cent.

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    priceless!! truely something that leaves me speachless.
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    you sir are a man of immense talent and may you long continue -we love those photos.

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    How many hours goes into something like this? You must have an insanely steady hand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nibblet View Post
    How many hours goes into something like this? You must have an insanely steady hand.
    just over a weeks work. The hand is very steady but the brain is insanely wobbly this morning after a wedding party last night - it's also amazing how you dance when youv'e had a few

 

 

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