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Topic: Looking for books on flower preservation methods.Laquer, shellac, e

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Subject: Looking for books on flower preservation methods.Laquer, shellac, e
Date Posted: 2/14/2011 12:38 PM ET
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My son got me a beautiful flower pin that was hardened and preserved with what looks like laquer.

It's very hard, the shape is perfect. and the color looks real and natural. 

I would like to make one of my own. I've read a bunch of how to articles. They were ok.

Has anyone here made their own preserved and hardened flowers. There are so many different techniques.

I would like to know about your experience so I can get a book on just the right technique that would yield the right results. 

I have heard of electroforming, borax, laquer, shellac and others.

Any imput would be much appreciated.



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