InstructionsAfter selecting images of bamboo, cherry blossoms and dragonflies I freehand transferred the images to the candle holders with a fine pen tip black permanent marker.
I drew the Reiki symbols on the bottom of each candle holder.
I then etched the outlines with a 1/32 diamond tip bit, switched out to the green stone and filled the work, switched back to a 1/16th diamond bit to ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Dremel 4000, Flex shaft attachment, Diamond bits of varying size, green stone bit, black rubber polishing bit, pink stone bit
What was your inspiration?
These were a gift for my mother for Mother's Day. I am a Reiki Practioner and it's been a hard year for her so I chose to create these for her as something to focus on when she's having a rough day. I chose the elements of the dragonfly, the lotus, cherry blossoms and bamboo as they are specific and personal to her.
What are you most proud of?
That I'm her daughter.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Develop a good base of control when doing small detail work such as that with the cherry blossoms. The smaller the bit you can find - the better. I like those from www.widgetsupply.com