You can still buy a “Florentine” Graver. But here is the neat note
on them, they will have two numbers on the side of the graver. e. g.
The #10 means the number of digging teeth per cut, and the #14 is
the width size. As a setter, I haven’t seen or used them for years.
but hand-engravers use them often in their patterns. They even come
as a curved or a flat tool, they can be used inside of curved
surfaces, so very handy to have! BTW, when you are using them, the
finish is about 90 degrees to each series of cuts. It’ll appear like
But the whole idea is not to cut too deep, mainly to mark the
surface of the metal.* It’s used as a fill-in, in flat engraved
areas.* Basically, a cutting pattern in between the engravers’
Looks absolutely great when used with graver line-cutting! I know you
were asking about the bur, but I thought I’d put my few cents worth
in, on this topic…Gerry Lewy