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Newton Scamander's wand was of unknown length, made of ash and lime, and contained elements of bone and shell, which was placed in the end of the wand. It has something carved into the end that slips into his hand when he holds it.[2][3] The inside of the handle is laid with mother-of-pearl.[4]

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  • So far, Newt's wand is the only wand in canon with a core made from multiple animal-derived materials.
  • Eddie Redmayne chose the wand from a number of designs made by Stuart Craig. He loved that it was very simple, and made of organic materials including some fossilised pieces. He thought it was suitable for Newt and his love of creatures. It was also made of timber, which Eddie liked because it looked like it was "whittled". It has something carved into the end that slips into Eddie's hand when he holds it.[3]
  • In the book The Case of Beasts: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the entry for Newt's wand reads, "'Wands are weird', says head prop maker Pierre Bohana, whose team were responsible for creating the ones used in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, 'because they can be so simple, literally a stick. They are always absolutely bespoke to the characters. With Newt's they wanted something they could trace back to an animal component. Obviously they didn't want anything macabre, so the handle is made of a piece of shell but it's very tubular, like a sandworm shell in feel, but with a pearling effect. The tip was a piece of ash, fairly worn down. It had a lot of character, chips, knocks and bangs to show a full life, a well-worked life.'"[5]

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