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HAND CARVED BY OLD TRADTIONAL CRAFSTMAN WHO SHAPE AND CARVE CAMEL BONES THAT ARE VERY SIMILAR IN TEXTURE TO IVORY.
THIS SCULTURE WAS CAVED BY AN EXPERIENCED CRAFTSMAN
SIZE 167 X 57 X 40 MM
WEIGHS 525 CARATS
CAMEL BONE IVORY CARVING
> ivory. QUOTE
> Because of merciless killing of this Majestic Animal the world life
> conservaters succeded on International Ban on Ivory trade, and it
> should be! but the most negative aspect of this Ban fallen on the
> master crafts man of IVORY such as sculpturers, engravers and cheslers
> and this magnificent Art was diminishing, among the the Artists of
> this Art the Ivory skilled craftmen are highly regarded among others,
> as ivory could only be handled by a high skilled cratsman due to the
> very brittle nature of Ivory, specially cheseling is the toughest.
> Anyways, Thanks to those Art lovers who came forward to rescue this
> Art and introduce Camel Bones as substitute to an Ivory, no other
> animal bones resembles to Ivory but only the camel bone, its has the
> same lustre and shine as an Ivoy the only diffrence is its more whiter
> in color, this can also be achived through diffrent treaments, but
> only one thing which they cannot do is, if you watch closely the Ivory
> you will see that printed darker shade thin stripes running parelal
> on the tusk and camel bone is plain.
> Those Touists who are travelling to Africa are warned not to purchase
> any Ivory from the pretended black market and if they do 99% chances
> that they will buy camel bone instead of Ivory at the a exorbitant prices.
> Those animal lovers may not think that instead of Elephants we are now
> slaughtering he poor camels, It is not the case the camels meat as
> major food source of most of the population of the world Infect
> insead of wasting them we converted them as a job source for the humans,
> We thank you whole heartedly for you kind patronage and be proud of
> poccessing a beutifull piece of Art.which is yet struggling for its
> survival, but will survive if you wont leave us alone, many thanks for
> your support and please forward this message also to your friends.
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