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Title: Trophies. General: 18" Hand Carved Acrylic shell. This shell was made for an advertising campaign. Material: Acrylic. Gem: Method: Hand Carved. Finish: Polished. Mechanics: Designer: W.van Heeckeren. Craftsman: W.van Heeckeren. Price: AUS $ 3500.00.
Acrylic is the generic name for a clear plastic with good machining properties. Some common brand names are: Plexi Glass, Shinkolite and Perspex. Acrylic may be worked virtually in the same way as metal, that is to say, cut with a saw, filed, machined on a lathe, polished with the same polishing compounds (except rouge). Wal.
CARVING may be done by various methods, such as: Chiselling, engraving, or with a rotary burr in a flexible shaft machine. Wal.