Shown below is a 38mm round (silver dollar size) pendant in estate elephant ivory with gold-filled findings, with scrim in full color. This was another one of my early pieces. Please excuse the quality of this photo. I neglected to capture a hi-res photo of it before selling it.
Below is a hunting knife by Tommy McNabb of Carolina Custom Knives with estate elephant ivory handles and engraved bolsters. The leopard in the tree was scrimmed in full color on one side; knife supplied by the maker.
Below is a folding pocketknife with estate elephant ivory handles by Ken Steigerwalt. Scrim is in full color on both sides. This knife won the Best Scrimshaw Award at the 1997 SouthEastern Custom Knife Show. NOTE: Please excuse the quality of the photo. This was an early photo made on a flatbed scanner.
Below is a Colt Model 1911 Officers Model pistol grips in estate elephant ivory. I scrimmed this young lady au natural on the customer-supplied ivory grips. Ivory grips can be pricey, but they tend to age beautifully. However, I don’t recommend them on a gun you plan to shoot. The stress from firing can cause… Continue reading Nude on Ivory Colt 1911 Officers Grips