Scrimshaw

Scrimshaw.focus.tv is the name attached to elaborate engravings done in bone and ivory.  The practise first began on whaling ships and continued until whaling was banned.  Initially scrimshaw was a leisure activity for the whalers who used crude sailing needles to carve out engravings with a nautical theme.  Today scrimshaw artists make use of tools similar to that of a dentist.

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    Timberline Creations

    Timberline Creations of Alaska in Anchor Point, Alaska offers stunning antler and fossil ivory art, jewelery, carvings, scrimshaw and collectables. If you are interested in Alaskan fossil ivory, antler and bone arts and crafts, then a wide selection is available here, and villagers on the northwest coast of Alaska have collected fascinating Eskimo artifact tools ranging from 100 to 2000 years old. Enjoy browsing through the Alaskan antiques, antlers, and horns in the hand-scribed log-cabin gift shop, and there are Ice Age fossils to be seen here too, it's fascinating.

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    ART of the SEA Galleries

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  • The Fine Art Emporium Reinbek
    The Fine Art Emporium

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    Skipjack Nautical Wares and Marine Gallery

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    ART of the SEA Galleries

    ART of the SEA Galleries in South Thomaston, Maine features the nations most spectacular collection of marine art. This maritime art gallery even does ship model restorations by a world class model builder and restorer, and offers a vast and detailed selection of ship's models at small scales, plus half full models are available. The gallery offers views of the famous reversing falls and the old harbour and is spacious with 9 gallery areas featuring works by many marine masters and emerging stars. Come view the scrimshaw and carvings, the instruments, rare and special editions as well as nautical prints, oils, watercolours, photographs and so much more.

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  • The Fine Art Emporium Reinbek
    The Fine Art Emporium

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