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Collecting Scrimshaw: Antique Whale Bone Carvings

Collecting antique scrimshaw can be a precarious occupation. There is a large community of ethical modern day scrimshaw artists who utilise recovered ivory or walrus tooth to practice their art but there are also a large number of fake scrimshaw pieces out there. Finding genuine antique scrimshaw however, is well worth the effort. Continue Reading