Each piece is handmade in our studio and signed. Marvin is widely recognized as one of America's leading scrimshanders, as well as a creative designer specializing in custom and semi-custom knifemaking, jewelry wearables and objects that illustrate traditional Arctic region Native American tales and myths, reinterpret ancient shamanistic images, and translate the spiritual aspects of earth, water and sky into meaningful and personal contemporary wearables. His wearable pieces combine strong images with powerful mythology; his etchings reflect authentic traditional nautica and eloquent portraiture.
Ancient Ivories Studios' "CLICK YOUR CHOICE" system makes it easy:
1) Choose your item
2) Pick your type of Fossil Ivory
3) Decide on your favorite Ivory color
4) Select your etching
5) Personalize with a Name, Initials or Date.
Your personalized piece will be delivered to your door! It's that easy!
We make ordering gifts a snap!
No easier way to do all your shopping - and no piece will be more treasured!
Ask us about our convenient Lay-Away plan!
From Ivory-headed canes to personalized poker chips: From carved ivory dolls to crochet hooks, Ancient Ivories Studios has been designing and handcrafting custom heirloom quality items of every type in our studios since 1968! Just call us or email with your special request! You'll be happy you did!
NONE OF OUR IVORY IS CONTEMPORARY, AND NOT A SINGLE ANIMAL HAS BEEN KILLED, CULLED, OR OTHERWISE HARMED TO PRODUCE OUR FOSSIL IVORIES. ANCIENT IVORIES STUDIOS OFFERS THE ONLY PERFECT, ECOLOGICALLY-SOUND, HUMANE WAY TO OWN AND WEAR WARM, WONDERFUL AND ENDURING IVORY.
All of our designs are original and copyrighted.
Have a question? Just call us at 240-997-0264.
Want to help us design your scrimshaw piece? Whether it's a fossil ivory Amulet or Talisman, Scrimshaw jewelry, personalized scrimshaw knives, Fossil Ivory Wedding or Commitment Band, scrimshaw sailor's Knife, Sterling Silver and scrimshaw Box, Scrimshaw Sperm Whale's Tooth, or Sterling Silver and Ivory scrimshaw Spoons and Tableware, just email us and we will work with you for a very personal scrimshaw piece you'll love to use or wear!
Please note: We reserve the right to limit quantities.