The shape allows you to burnish large areas and focus on small sections too. It gives a lovely shine.
Does exactly what the Agate Burnisher does, but in a slightly less posh package. You'll still get the polished genuine agate, with a bamboo handle, but, there might be minor blemishes. For instance, the handle might not be as polished, or the glue holding the agate to the handle might be visible, or the metal holding the agate is a little stained. However, the agate is still highly polished and it will do its job perfectly. For you, who won't judge a tool on its looks...
Agate shape and point may vary slightly.
works very well, but it is roughly finished. I needed to smooth the metal part.
Metal Clay Ltd's customer service is superb! The first burnisher I received had a minor defect in the agate itself (very unusual apparently). I expected defects in the handle, which is fine, but not the agate. I'm glad I mentioned it to Metal Clay, as they replaced it immediately after seeing photos. The replacement does the job it's supposed to and I wouldn't hesitate in using Metal Clay Ltd again.
I bought this burnisher to try with Keum Boo and apart from some minor cosmetic imperfections to the handle, it is perfect. I also purchased the other Economy shape and together they do the job brilliantly. (I had read some reviews that it is better to have two to swap as you work as if they overheat the agate can crack.) I bought these to save some pennies so I would have more to spend on gold foil - and because trying new things doesn't always work and can be expensive. I wouldn't hesitate in purchasing the same again if they ever need replacing down the line. Thank you Metalclay for offering a budget option. :)
Very good tool, easy to manipulate when working on intricate designs. Gives a lovely high shine on raised areas or edges.
This works, personally I would prefer a much shorter handle so I have no qualms personalising the tool at this price. The agate does the job.
Very nice item and very fast delivery
From what I can tell, the only 'defect' on my burnisher is a very small amount of splintering on the end of the wooden handle. The business end of it is in perfect condition, and that's the part that counts! Very happy with it.
Although to be fair there's nothing obviously wrong with the one I received. Still £3 saving is £3.