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CONTEMPORARY SCRIMSHAW
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CONTEMPORARY SCRIMSHAW

Author: Eva Halat
Publisher: SCHIFFER BOOKS, Aug 2008
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 0-7643-3049-7

Synopsis
Fine scrimshaw miniatures adorn handcrafted knives, jewelry, billiard cues, & many other objects. Presents a history of scrimshaw, provides instruction on carving & decorating beautiful scrimshaw, & displays a gallery of 45 international artists. 318 Color & 390 B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches; 240 pgs.

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Scrimshaw is a technique of stippling and scratching on fossil ivory, horn, and bone. Its roots lie in the traditional art of whaling men of the 18th and 19th centuries, but it has developed as a recognized art form. Today, fine scrimshaw miniatures adorn handcrafted knives, jewelry, billiard cues, cigarette lighters, and many other objects. With over 700 photos, this book presents a history of scrimshaw, provides instruction on carving and decorating beautiful scrimshaw, and displays a gallery of 45 international artists. Their fascinating work gives carvers inspiration. This unique book gives artists, collectors, and everyone interested in scrimshaw a great reference.


 
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