Each plaque is individually coated with a lacquer-based paint to act as a resist. The words are scratched through the paint, and the little plaque is suspended in a vat of ferric nitrate. This etches the exposed areas. They stay in the bath for a couple hours, come out, get neutralized and the paint sanded off. All edges and corners are then rounded, for comfort
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This is one of our most popular pieces, and I've gone ahead and made four this time, so that they'll be available to you. All four look much like this, but are handwritten and thus will differ slightly. Learn More