Materials Used In Scrimshaw

The base of any piece of scrimshaw should be a smooth, relatively hard material that is finished (polished) to a high degree. Traditionally, most scrimshaw was produced on teeth, tusks, antler, or bone. Materials I will scrim Light-colored materials (for black & white/color scrimshaw) Elephant tusk ivory (pre-ban ivory from estates in the US) Fossilized… Continue reading Materials Used In Scrimshaw