Below is a slab of black water buffalo horn showing a very dangerous customer waiting in the shadows. The technique is reverse scrimshaw, which is much more time consuming than traditional scrimshaw, but the results are worth it. The play of light and texture is hard to achieve with traditional white on black scrimshaw.
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Golden Retriever Reverse Scrimshaw on Ron Nott Folder
Below is a gentleman’s folder by Ron Nott with black water buffalo horn handles and damascus steel blade and bolsters. The reverse scrim shows a Golden Retriever on this knife supplied by the customer.
Leaping Wolf Colt 1911A Grips In Black Buffalo Horn
Below is a pair of Colt Model 1911 pistol grips in genuine black water buffalo horn. These lustrous pistol grips were scrimmed in a technique called “reverse scrimshaw,” which is white on black. The challenge of reverse scrimshaw is that you are drawing the opposite of the way you would on paper (black on white).… Continue reading Leaping Wolf Colt 1911A Grips In Black Buffalo Horn