UprightWax Seal Handle upright
The shiny surface is epoxy. Someone probably makes epoxy paint, but I just dumped it over the top, let it set, and cut the puddle off the bottom when it was done.
HeldWax Seal Handle held in my hand
I designed the handle shape to be easy to hold and maneuver. The natural wood shape gives the piece interest, so I didn't bother making it too ornate.
Brass SealThe brass imprinting body
3D printed in Brass by Shapeways. I also used their pendant-maker tool to get the seal started, and then added the annulus and some anchoring features on the back (not shown).
Custom Wax SealWax Seal Handle and die face
The wood comes from an old avocado root my brother-in-law dug up. Turned on a wood lathe and coated in epoxy.