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Matt Becker

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Amber polish
« on: May 02, 2020, 10:49:51 AM »
Hi there,
 a newbie here that would like some help with getting a nice finish on indonesian amber.
I have Nova wheels up to 14000 and a cerium belt and am struggling to get past the resin smear with these. Tried hand finishing on leather with a bit of diamond spray and it gets rid of the smear but not ideal and snapped one gorgeous piece by rubbing too vigorously.
Would love some hints on what and what not to do.
Also have never used any resin or coating on any stone but think that this amber could benefit from something. Any suggestions on what to use, preferably non-toxic , would be appreciated.
This is a box of very beautiful rough , a mix of what they called Lion's mane , with golden veins running through, and milk&honey two-tone and some blue.
Thanks for any input

harryopal

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Re: Amber polish
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2020, 03:05:34 PM »
Cut some convenient size pieces from an old pair of jeans as this provides a good polishing cloth for amber.
harryopal

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