Whitby Jet cross carving

Natural Whitby Jet

Natural Whitby Jet

This bit of Whitby Jet was found on a recent trip up to North Yorkshire, it is not a massive bit however it is very good quality. Because it is quite a flat piece I decided it would become a cross, that and the fact I kind of enjoy making crosses.

Unfinished Whitby Jet cross

Unfinished Whitby Jet cross

 

 

 

It has taken me under an hour to get to this stage, as you can see from the photo I still have a some shaping to do to refine the cross. Then I have the time consuming part of getting a good finish on it, this may involve me handing it to Ian for final polishing…..:D

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