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Purpleheart is added to the Illusionist lockets

Posted by steven slaney on

Purpleheart is added to the Illusionist lockets

After looking for weeks for a supplier for purpleheart wood I came to the conclusion that no one is making the thickness wood i need in purpleheart. I am going to have to invest in making the sheets of wood myself. A few days of trial and error and I finally have the right thickness of wood to make the lockets. I made a prototype locket and cant wait to start selling this absolutely magical wood. For those who are not familiar, Purpleheart starts out brown and slowly turns a bright purple after exposure to light or heat!

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Website is online!

Posted by steven slaney on

Made new changes to my website and we are online again, Thank you to all who gave suggestions on how to picture the illusionist locket. I hope i did your suggestions justice. I tried to make the website easy to navigate and friendly to those who just want to check out prices and shipping. Next step is trying to get organic search on google. Should be a challenge but that's okay.  www.cartoushea.com for illusionist lockets!

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Testing new wood selections

Posted by steven slaney on

I want to add more wood types to the illusionist locket, I have found more dense woods are better to sand and have a better finish. Lighter woods show more of the flaws in the wood. I might be able to work around that by using a different wood glue. The illusionist locket needs to also be able to show the butterfly etch so darker woods are going to need a white paint or epoxy to show the butterfly.

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Illusionist locket for sale

Posted by steven slaney on

I finally have posted the illusionist lockets for sale on Amazon! although the fees are very high i am getting many sales. Hopefully I will be able to lower the fees somehow but i doubt it as amazon has these fees for every seller.    Thank you to all who found me online, It helps my business getting sales from my own website

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Update to mechanism

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Making an update to the mechanism to make it smoother    

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