Ivory Gallery has 100's of ivory carvings and scrimshaw
pieces by Native Alaskans.
is decorated ivory pieces that have been etched with
a sharp tool and covered with ink that seeps into
the design. The traditional color of ink used is black
but some use various colors. Most scrimshaw today
is done using fossilized ivory that is 1000s of years
old. Woolly Mammoth and Walrus fossilized ivory are
the most common.