Limited Edition Catalog
Thare She Blows
The Wooden Quill is pleased to announce a limited edition of 100 pens in Burmese
Teak and alternative Ivory. Each pen is individually crafted using the finest materials.
After turning the upper barrel the pen is laser engraved with a whaling image
from the Boston Whaling Museum and the ivory band on the lower barrel at the nib end is engraved with Annapolis, Md.
the artist's favorite seaport. The other ivory band contains the issue number for
the series. Your pen is then polished, assembled and inspected for quality.
Each pen is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity and includes the issue number of the pen in the series and is
delivered in a presentation box.
To Order Your Scrimshaw Pen visit us at our Etsy store
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is the name given to handiwork created by whalers
made from the byproducts of harvesting marine mammals
It is most commonly made out of the bones
, the baleen
, and the tusks
. It takes the form of elaborate
in the form of pictures and lettering on the surface of the bone or tooth, with the
highlighted using a
, or small sculptures
made from the same material. The making of scrimshaw began on whaling ships between 1817
on the Pacific Ocean
and survived until the ban on commercial whaling. The practice survives as a hobby
and as a trade for commercial artisans.
This definition is courtsey of Wikipedia
is a man made material that closely resembles natural ivory in color and is the only ivory we use at The Wooden Quill.