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LostArk posted a topic in Paper and Pen ParaphernaliaWaxes used: - J. Herbin supple wax, Ivory - Atelier Gargoyle sealing wax, Ivory Paper used: - G. Lalo Verge de France 100g laid paper (envelope) Method: - Chunk of wax placed in brass spoon and heated over a denatured alcohol lamp. Round 1 - Detail The impression made in the J. Herbin wax (left) has what I would describe as "higher acutance," thus appearing "sharper;" however, there is no less detail in the Atelier Gargoyle impression. http://i.imgur.com/RTxnQEzl.jpg Winner: Tie Round 2 - Mailability I conducted this test in two phases. In phase one, I slowly folded the
So during the day I make my own lotions, soaps, lip balms and other personal care products. What I make is pretty similar to what you can find at a Gardener's or Craft Market. So my love of crafting has spilled over into my letter writing. I got frustrated with the limitations of most sealing wax and the expense of the really good sealing wax so I decided to make my own. Here is my recipe so you can try it out yourself! I have it in both grams and ounces so use whichever you prefer. 80 grams Beeswax 16 grams Emulsifying Wax (You can find this at most cosmetic supply stores.) 4 grams