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Hugin Ice-Shaper's Journal

Author: 
Hugin Ice-Shaper
Librarian Comment: 

Book added by Nordic Jewelry from the Creation Club. Parts of this book are faded leading to barely legible text.

Finding naturally occurring raw pieces of a suitable size and shape is unlikely         re                   eth      ha    ot     e     ed
 
perha   t  re are some alter   ive methods I hav  not yet expl    I quickly discovered grinding with traditional methods is nearly impossible, but this material fascinates me. I am determined to incorporate it into my work      t    lects   f the su   ce w  h
 
     sha    are m    re  l    n s   e than     is       Shattering large chunks with an  application of violent force after repeated bouts of extreme heating and cooling (note: magical methods are the most viable) yields far more material to select from.
 
In addition, the shards are more regular in shape than debris left by a pickaxe. The amount of waste is disappointing, but the cost may be offset         sel   ed a collec   n   of p  ces for        f   e  r   c     
 
Further shaping by using a  second appropriately sized piece of stalhrim yields particularly satisfactory results. The product is quite rough, but has sort of a naturalistic appeal    a few des   s. Some   ng is s  ll m  s ng
 
      o   t       t   o     b     h s  s   of  at     st   a    set in quicksilver with a  traditional Nordic motif. Perfection. With a bit of hired help, I have adequate materials to reproduce the design and distribute to the mainland.
 
I will finally make a name for myself!