It is a blend of danish oil for adding a warm glow to the wood, carnauba wax for a tough finish and microcrystalline wax for additional protection. It is richer than an oil only finish but not as high gloss as a traditional carnauba finish. Instead, the final finish is quietly understated and perhaps typically English.
Each pot of Hampshire Sheen is blended by creator Martin’s own hand, poured individually and allowed to cool slowly. A wax paper cover is then added to the top of the finish before the top is put on