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WALRUS IVORY FOSSIL WITH SCRIMSHAW
This is a natural walrus ivory fossil with a sketching done on it by native eskimos in Alaska.Unique when set in jewellery.
Weights 6.55 ct app
Size 18 x 15 x 3 mm app
This is a Pre-1972 white walrus ivory tusks, Eskimo worked tusks, fossil walrus ivory and teeth for carving and scrimshaw, and walrus oosik. Walrus ivory has an outer layer called cementum or bark that covers the chatoyant ("having a changeable, varying luster or color, like that of a changeable silk, or of a cat's eye in the dark") dentine (ivory) and in the center of the tusk is the core or secondary dentine that makes it unique among ivories. The core is not porous and looks like globules of dentine with varying degrees of opaqueness/ transparency.
|Starts||5th Jun 2018 12:00am PDT|
|Ends||7th Jun 2018 5:57pm PDT|
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