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Both types were produced by drawing the pattern on the skin (with charcoal, a matchhead, or a pin) and then making small cuts (again, with broken glass or a razor blade) along the lines.
Reply i used to do things like this with white gunpowder or peeled off and crumped matchhead sprinkles.
Superintendent Galloway produced a metal match-box from his pocket, emptied some pieces of candle-grease, a burnt wooden match and a broken matchhead from it, and sat back eyeing the detective with a supercilious smile.
This is an MP3 player speaker that works well with iPod and iPhones, and it has a speaker shape that I can only describe as a big matchhead.
It boasts a capsule that's about the size of a matchhead.
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