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Estaban and Zia's Medallion from The Mysterious Ci

Estaban and Zia's Medallion from The Mysterious Ci 3d printed Jewelry Memorabilia The back of the gilded medallion
The back of the gilded medallion
Choose Material
  • White

    White nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.

    $9.35

Please note:
All materials are possible, but I recommend "Strong & Flexible Plastic" only!

I wrote the above for people who won't pay any more attention :-)
The two parts will only stay together with a flexible material. Printed steel is not very flexible! I don't recommend it, I got an email from someone who said that they tried and it didn't even fit together well! I felt bad for them, so I am adding this warning. Detail plastic is fine, but you need to be careful not to crack or chip it, and it isn't porous, so it's harder to paint. I haven't tried the model in a precious metal - do so at your own risk!! Since the options change occasionally, I haven't restricted the materials, but please consider it all carefully. Don't expect it to clip together well in ceramic for example!
Your best bet is white Strong & Flexible Plastic (which is also the cheapest!) and a can of gold spray-paint. I haven't tried one in the polished finish, I think that the detail would disappear. I've printed a small number myself as gifts: Some of the detail sometimes disappears in Alumide and I've also had one slightly dodgy WSF print but usually they are fine - either way I scratched the detail back in using a pin.

There is some more information available here:
https://sites.google.com/site/ourenthusiasmsasham/creative/medallion

It is of course up to you to gild (cover with gold-leaf) your own. If you are lazy, I recommend it in WSF dyed yellow or orange (when available) - it is probably close enough for a fancy dress costume - though you could also try aluminide and a metallic spray paint.

I just added photos showing that it looks quite good in WSF in a gold-paint marker!

Dimensions

IN: 1.984 w x 1.984 d x 1.984 h
CM: 5.04 w x 8.426 d x 0.25 h