I am interested in family crests and coats of arms carved into gems,
especially those carved so as to leave a raised design in sealing
How does an artist carve a “negative” design–and what is the proper
term for it? My guess is that you need to carve a raised design
first, take an impression of it, and use the impression as the map.
Or are there artists who can work from the positive design?
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