He loved Marguerite Lecomte, and taught her to engrave as well as himself.
In some places wood-carving has been brought to considerable perfection; and native artists know how to engrave on metal both by etching and the burin.
In 1828 James Wilson (author of the article Ornithology in the 7th and Wilson 8th editions of the present work) began, under the title of Illustrations of Zoology, the publication of a series of his own drawings (which he did not, however, himself engrave) with corresponding letterpress.
The original drawings for this map had to be done with exceptional neatness, the draughtsman spending twelve months on that which he would have completed in four months had it been intended to engrave the map on copper; yet an average chart, measuring 530 by 630 mm., which would have taken two years and nine months for drawing and engraving, was completed in less than fifteen months - fifty days of which were spent in " retouching " the copper plate.
But evidence bearing on the Stone age in Africa, if the latter existed apart from the localities mentioned, is so slight that little can be said save that from the available evidence the palaeoliths of the Nile valley alone can with any degree of certainty be assigned to a remote period of antiquity, and that the chips scattered over Mashonaland and the regions occupied within historic times by Bushmen are the most recent; since it has been shown that the stone flakes were used by the medieval Makalanga to engrave their hard pottery and the Bushmen were still using stone implements in the 10th century.
Titanium is most commonly used for rings because the hard metal is difficult to solder or mold into intricate shapes or to engrave because laser engraving is the only type of engraving method that works well on titanium.
Many jewelry stores can also engrave items for you.
You may want to include a poem in a card or engrave it on a plaque.
The traditional place to engrave a ring is the inside.
Engrave a piece of jewelry or other item with a romantic quote.
The top of the ring also presents an ideal surface to engrave.
Engrave a short line from a favorite poem in the engagement ring band.
For a small additional fee, you can engrave favors such as luggage tags, bookmarks, picture frames, cake servers, and more from many companies.
Use them to add some inspirational value to your speech, or maybe even engrave your quote on a gift.
You can engrave your names and wedding date, special message, or unique saying for a more personalized gift.
Many couples choose to engrave their serving set with their names or initials, wedding date, and/or a special phrase or saying.
Choose Christian wedding rings or engrave the wedding bands with a favorite quote or Bible verse numbers.
SterlingGuitarPicks.com: For $24.95, this company will engrave a single .025-inch thick sterling silver pick with a name or short message.
You can choose the font your prefer, and you have the option to engrave one or both sides of the pick.
Some jewelers can miniaturize your handwriting and engrave that on either the interior or exterior.
Aloha2Go will engrave the piece for free, and also sells a matching necklace.
Rumors will engrave first name or initials for free.
There are many types of retail outlets that engrave their merchandise for their customers.
Simple phrases such as 'thinking of you' or 'two hearts as one' are easy to engrave and will add that little extra personal touch.
Rings are easy to personalize and engrave, and are one of the most popular types of friendship jewelry.
Engrave your own wood wine boxes to make a personalized impression.
You can select a wooden box and engrave it with the names of the bride and groom, and the date of the wedding.
Engrave with the name of your company, serving as a unique reminder of a business relationship.
Kidoodlyrocks are pet grave markers onto which we engrave childrens' drawings of their pets.
The idea behind this type of fundraiser is that you sell bricks and engrave the purchaser's name on the brick for all to see.
Engrave it on a picture frame and then place a picture of the both of you in it.
Engrave a special message in the lid like "James loves Melissa" or add a meaningful poem.
The shanks of rings remain popular for engraving, though it is possible to engrave other areas of the ring and this can present some interesting options.
It is possible to engrave the edges of rings with patterns, textures or even words.
This tradition has recently regained popularity with many couples now choosing to engrave their rings.
Engraved Rings: It is a simple matter for many jewelers to engrave an engagement or wedding ring, and some jewelers may be able to add heart shapes to engraved sentiments.
Most jewelry shops will engrave rings, whether you buy them there or online.
If the watch is to be engraved, then it is also important to confirm that a local engraver will engrave watches that they have not sold.
It's easier to do it if you have a wide band, but it's possible to have a professional jeweler engrave a narrower band as well.
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