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Neptune Orbit Glitter Swirl Alumilite Pen Blank
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Neptune Orbit Glitter Swirl Alumilite Pen Blank
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Price is per blank. The blanks shown are representative of the blank you will receive, but are not necessarily the exact blank you will receive.

Blanks measure 3/4"+ x 5"+.

These blanks mix fantastic colors of mica powders with just the perfect amount of glitter. We have always felt other blanks needed more glitter, so Bear Tooth Woods decided to start making our own and we have named this line of blanks "Glitter Swirl." Tori is the master of color and she is bringing you imaginative mixes of colors and glitter in these blanks for your projects.

Tori wanted to create a blank that looked like the planet Neptune because she loved the gorgeous blue colors in that far away planet. She combined 4 different blue mica powder colors along with black and added 4 different glitters to get this briny deep look. Another Glitter Swirl blank that is looking toward the heavens. This blank is so gorgeous and you can see so much depth within the spectrum of blue colors. Neptune might be the coldest planet in our solar system, but these blanks are hot!

With the amount of colors in this blank, you may notice it is hard to find a pattern match for 2-tubed kits. The top and the bottom of the blank may look drastically different depending on the pour.

Our Glitter Alumilite blanks have that butter-smooth turn that you've come to expect from Alumilite, however the glitter does tend to make a mess. Expect to find glitter for a while after you turn. When finishing the Glitter blank, we've found that using a CA finish has given us the smoothest finish. If you donít use a CA Finish (we use a few coats of Super Thin), you can feel the slightest texture of the glitter on the surface of your turned blank.

Small voids in any Glitter blanks are to be expected. We put a lot of glitter in these blanks and some air bubbles and small tear-outs will occur when turning. We recommend using medium viscosity CA glue to fill these voids while the lathe is turned off. Be absolutely sure the CA glue has FULLY cured before you turn the lathe back on.

These Glitter Swirl Alumilite blanks are made in-house here at Bear Tooth Woods. We are starting small and only have the molds to make 3/4" x 5" pen blanks. Comments, compliments for Tori, tips, suggestions, complaints, etc. are all appreciated.

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Close-up of this otherworldly blank
Close-up of this otherworldly blank
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Picture showing the stunning pattern
Picture showing the stunning pattern
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Example Neptune Orbit blank finished on a Chrome Streamlined Slim (sold separately).  Blank was painted a pale blue inside after drilling.  The pen blank was finished with a few coats of Ultra Thin CA and sanded through 12000.
Example Neptune Orbit blank finished on a Chrome Streamlined Slim (sold separately). Blank was painted a pale blue inside after drilling. The pen blank was finished with a few coats of Ultra Thin CA and sanded through 12000.
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Neptune Orbit example blank looking ethereal on a Chrome Streamlined Slim (sold separately).
Neptune Orbit example blank looking ethereal on a Chrome Streamlined Slim (sold separately).
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