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Scrimshaw Kit - take two century-steps back, breathe in the salt air and learn the quiet art of scrimshaw, even if you can't draw! No pachyderms or cetacea (elephant or whale) ivory, just modern ivory alternatives.

Fascinating and novel scrimshaw - alt ivory whorl support spindle (part of a spinning wheel)

Jason R. Webb Mammoth Ivory Scrimshaw Ship - up for sale! -- Jason's first mammoth ivory scrimshaw ship is available at almost a 50% discount!

Mystery Artist Skip Powell Scrimshaw of a hunting scene

Incredible scrimshaw by hobbyist Rod Lacey, a scrimshaw artist from Australia.

Detail of the scrimshaw heart by Jason R. Webb

Mystery Artist #15 - Artist's signature is "KNIGHT" in block letters.

Scrimshaw heart by Jason R. Webb. Incredible detail on an ivory pendant.

Mystery Artist #14 - a falcon on a pistol grip

Valentine Scrimshaw - Scrimshaw Heart by Jason R. Webb

  • Andrew Perkins

    This is the penciled in drawing before Jason committed the design to the ivory.

Learn how to scrimshaw. Use a piece of plastic, bone, antler, even a light switch plate!

Viking Warrior in horned helmet by Belle Ochs

Scrimshaw of the train Lahaina Kaanapali. At least 35 years old by artist with the initials LS. Anyone know the artist or its origins?

Halloween Scrimshaw by Jason R. Webb. Scrimshaw skull on an ancient mammoth ivory heart expertly scrimmed by Jason. Two sided!

Michael Cohen is one of the original Bellingham artists and continues to scrimshaw to this day. His jewelry is extremely reasonable for the detail and beauty of the pieces.

Confirmed mystery scrimshaw artist Peter LaJoie!

Like to learn how to scrimshaw but don't know where to start? Check out this tutorial and try your hand at this truly American art form!

Mystery Artist # 11. From a high-end shop in Indiana, initials "HN" or "HM"

More excellent work by Darrel Morris - this on an ivory poker chip!

Scrimshaw of Eagle head with the iniatals MN. Anyone know who the artist is? We'd love to know...

Artist Jason R. Webb has just finished this ship on a piece of mammoth ivory. Amazing work - and he's only been scrimshawing for about one year!

Free scrimshaw pattern for a limited time - Abandoning the Bark Kathleen

Artist Found - Phil Hayde, scrimshaw artist living on west coast.