Welcome to the Entrance to Our Gallery of Legal<br>and Registered <br>Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Teeth!

<b><font color ="#0000FF">Available For Shipment Anywhere!</i></font><br>American Pin-Up Girl<br>Scrimshaw Fossil Mammoth Ivory On American Walnut<br>With Sterling Silver Bezel</b>
Available For Shipment Anywhere!
American Pin-Up Girl
Scrimshaw Fossil Mammoth Ivory On American Walnut
With Sterling Silver Bezel


<b><font color ="#0000FF">Available only within the state of Maryland!</i></font><br>"Ship Alice Hard Ashore - 1909"<br>Scrimshawed Whales Tooth<br>WIth<br>Sterling Silver<br>Stand</b>
Available only within the state of Maryland!
"Ship Alice Hard Ashore - 1909"
Scrimshawed Whales Tooth
WIth
Sterling Silver
Stand


<b><font color ="#0000FF">Available For Shipment Anywhere!</i></font><br>Full-Rigged Ship Charles E. Moody<br>Scrimshaw Fossil Walrus Ivory On Bolivian Rosewood</b>
Available For Shipment Anywhere!
Full-Rigged Ship Charles E. Moody
Scrimshaw Fossil Walrus Ivory On Bolivian Rosewood


<b><i><font color ="#0000FF">Available only in intrastate commerce within the state of Maryland!</font></i><br>Scrimshaw<br>Custom  Letter Opener<br>With Whole Sperm Whale Tooth Handle</b>
Available only in intrastate commerce within the state of Maryland!
Scrimshaw
Custom Letter Opener
With Whole Sperm Whale Tooth Handle


<b><i><font color ="#0000FF">Available only in intrastate commerce within the state of Maryland!</font></i><br>Naval<br>Boarding<br>and<br>Skinning<br>Knife -<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth</b>
Available only in intrastate commerce within the state of Maryland!
Naval
Boarding
and
Skinning
Knife -
Sperm Whale
Tooth


<b><font color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Gallery Display</font><br>Whaler<br>"Wanderer" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
Whaler
"Wanderer" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth


<b><font color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Gallery Display</font><br>"Ancient Films Vikings"<br> Scrimshaw<br>18 Inch<br>Walrus Tusk Display Piece</b>
Gallery Display
"Ancient Films Vikings"
Scrimshaw
18 Inch
Walrus Tusk Display Piece


<b><font color ="#0000FF">Sold!</i></font><br>"Reclining Nude" Scrimshaw Fossil Walrus Ivory On Brazillian Rosewood</b>
Sold!
"Reclining Nude" Scrimshaw Fossil Walrus Ivory On Brazillian Rosewood


<b><i><font color ="#0000FF">Gallery Display</i></font><br>"Feeding Eagles" Scrimshaw<br>Sperm<br>Whale's<br>Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
"Feeding Eagles" Scrimshaw
Sperm
Whale's
Tooth


<b> <font color ="#0000FF">Gallery Display</font><br>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>Portrait: "Bark S. C. Allen "</b>
Gallery Display
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
Portrait: "Bark S. C. Allen "


<b><font color ="#0000FF">Gallery Display</i></font><br>"Clipper With Stunsails" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
"Clipper With Stunsails" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth


<b><font size=4 color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Gallery Dispal</font><br>"Sailor's Dream" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth</b>
Gallery Dispal
"Sailor's Dream" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth


<b><font size=4 color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Sold!</font><br><i>Skipjack<br>Rounding<br>Thomas Point<br>Shoals<br>Light</i><br>Scrimshaw Fossil Walrus</b>
Sold!
Skipjack
Rounding
Thomas Point
Shoals
Light

Scrimshaw Fossil Walrus


<b><i><font color ="#0000FF">Gallery Display</i></font><br>Downeaster<br>"Hotspur" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
Downeaster
"Hotspur" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth


<b><font size=4 color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Gallery Display</font><br>"U.S.S. Constitution"<BR>Scrimshaw Whales Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
"U.S.S. Constitution"
Scrimshaw Whales Tooth


<b> <font size=4 color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Gallery Display</font><br>"HM Bark Endeavour" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
"HM Bark Endeavour" Scrimshaw Sperm Whales Tooth


<b><i><font color ="#0000FF">Gallery Display</i></font><br>"Quiet Courage - Rosa Parks" Scrimshaw<br>Sperm<br>Whale's<br>Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
"Quiet Courage - Rosa Parks" Scrimshaw
Sperm
Whale's
Tooth


<b><font size=4 color="#0000FF" face="Comic Sans Ms">Gallery Display</font> Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale Tooth<br><i>"Friendship Sloop Regatta"</i>
Gallery Display Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale Tooth
"Friendship Sloop Regatta"


<b><font color="#0000FF">Gallery Display </font><br>Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth<br>"Whaling Bark <i>Progress - 1842</i>
Gallery Display
Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Tooth
"Whaling Bark Progress - 1842


<b><i><font color ="#0000FF">Gallery Display</i></font><br>"Mermaid Tears" Scrimshaw<br>Sperm<br>Whale's<br>Tooth</b>
Gallery Display
"Mermaid Tears" Scrimshaw
Sperm
Whale's
Tooth


<b>"Fastened"<br>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm<br>Whale's<br>Tooth<br><font size=4 color="#6a5acd" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b>Gallery Display </font></b>
"Fastened"
Scrimshaw
Sperm
Whale's
Tooth
Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>Portrait:<br>"Yacht America<br>Before<br>and After<br>Re-rigging"</b> <font size=4 color="#B22222" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b><font size=4 color="#6a5acd" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
Portrait:
"Yacht America
Before
and After
Re-rigging"
Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>Portrait:<br>"American Fishing Schooner <i>Belle S. Neal</i>"</b> <font size=4 color="#B22222" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b><font size=4 color="#6a5acd" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
Portrait:
"American Fishing Schooner Belle S. Neal"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>Portrait: "Bark C. D. Bryant - 1878"</b> <font size=3 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
Portrait: "Bark C. D. Bryant - 1878"

Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw Sperm Whale's Tooth<br>Portrait:<br>"Donald McKay's Beautiful Clipper <i>James Baines - 1854</i>"</b> <font size=4  color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw Sperm Whale's Tooth
Portrait:
"Donald McKay's Beautiful Clipper James Baines - 1854"
Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"Charles Morgan on Whaling Grounds"</b> <font size=4 color="#6a5acd" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Charles Morgan on Whaling Grounds"

Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw<br> Sperm Whale<br> Tooth<br> "Arctic Bowhead<br> Whaling"</b><font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br> Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Arctic Bowhead
Whaling"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"Third Rater Ship of the Line"</b> <font size=4 color="#483d8b" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Third Rater Ship of the Line"
Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw<br>Comic<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"People Watch"</b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br> Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Comic
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"People Watch"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"Bark Pinmore"</b> <font size=4 color="#6a5acd" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Bark Pinmore"

Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw Sperm Whale's<br> Tooth<br> "E.B. Sutton - 1881"</b><font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br> Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw Sperm Whale's
Tooth
"E.B. Sutton - 1881"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"Yacht <b>America</b>"</b> <br> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b>Gallery Display</font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Yacht America"

Gallery Display

<b>Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth "Mountain Man"</b><b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display</font>
Scrimshaw Whale's Tooth "Mountain Man"
Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale's<br>Tooth<br>"Maine Schooner"</b> </font> <b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale's
Tooth
"Maine Schooner"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale's<br>Tooth<br>"Rockbound Coast" <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery display </font></b>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale's
Tooth
"Rockbound Coast"
Gallery display


<i><b>Scrimshaw</i><br>Sperm Whale Tooth<br>"Grand Banks<br>Fishing Schooner" <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br></b>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale Tooth
"Grand Banks
Fishing Schooner"
Gallery Display


<b><i>Scrimshaw</i><br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"Grizzly With Salmon"</b><font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Grizzly With Salmon"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale Tooth "Barkentine<br>William G. Irwin"</b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display </font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale Tooth "Barkentine
William G. Irwin"

Gallery Display


<b>"Hawk's Head" <br>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale Tooth</b><font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display</font>
"Hawk's Head"
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale Tooth

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whale<br>Tooth<br>"Whaler<br>Catalpa</b>"</b> <br> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"></b>Gallery Display</font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale
Tooth
"Whaler
Catalpa
"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Whale's Tooth<br>Schooner "Pet"</b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display</font>
Scrimshaw
Whale's Tooth
Schooner "Pet"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br>Sperm Whales Tooth "Ice Ship Bear" </b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display</font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whales Tooth "Ice Ship Bear"

Gallery Display


<b>Scrimshaw<br> Sperm Whale's Tooth<br>"Empress"</b> <font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display</font>
Scrimshaw
Sperm Whale's Tooth
"Empress"

Gallery Display


<b>Sperm Whale Tooth"Tow Over the Columbia River Bars"</b><font size=4 color="#6A5ACD" face="Comic Sans Ms"><br>Gallery Display</font>
Sperm Whale Tooth"Tow Over the Columbia River Bars"
Gallery Display




The traditional fourteenth wedding anniverary gift is Ivory! We're here to help!

Our Sperm Whale teeth are guaranteed real, legally sold, and are numbered and registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce and come with our registration certificate.

A Sperm Whale's tooth scrimshawed by a recognized American scrimshander has long been prized as the ultimate nautical gift. There is a very limited supply of legal teeth, and this supply is diminishing rapidly. All of the teeth we offer are etched by Marvin M. Cohen, who has often been called by the media "America's Favorite Scrimshander." He has been a practicing scrimshander since 1968. His work is in a number of nautical museums around the country, as well as in private collections on every continent.

Our Sperm Whale Ivory is part of the very small amount of stock registered by the U.S. Department of Commerce. This stock entered the United States in 1891, before it was realized that these great whales were in danger of extinction. No more Sperm Whale Ivory can enter the United States, nor can any be exported. The supply is extremely limited, and is not renewable. Each piece of Sperm Whale Ivory wearable and accessory is numbered and registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Sperm Whale Ivory comes from the teeth of Sperm Whales, and has travelled througout the world's oceans, sometimes as deep as a mile below the surface. It is the most durable of all of the world's ivories. Its warm golden tones make it immediately recognizable as the very ivory brought back by the American whalers during the first three-quarters of the 19th century.

The whaling industry was the most important industry in early America; at the height of the hand whaling era (1820 to about 1855) 20,000 men and 750 sailing ships were engaged in the whaling trade. Before the discovery of petroleum most household lighting was done by the light of whale oil lamps. Baleen (the hairy plates that hang down in the mouths of plankton-feeding whales) was used wherever a strong springy material was needed (in corset stays, umbrellas and buggy whips)before spring steel was invented.

We have a number of unetched Sperm Whales' Teeth available for commission that await your ideas. We can scrimshaw any design, including wildlife scenes, portraits, your own boat, or any class boat, power or sail. (Scrimshawed Sperm Whale teeth make magnificent nautical trophies.) We would be happy to add your name and the name of the boat as well.

We also have legal pre-1972 Walrus Tusks available for commission. We will scrimshaw or carve practically any design, animals, nature, etc. - And, we also make cribbage boards to order!

Simply email us to start a dialogue, or snailmail us your request and we will return commission prices and pictures of raw teeth and tusks that are available for commission.


Please note that, to comply with federal regulations, our scrimshawed Sperm Whale teeth may be shipped only to addresses in Maryland.
Of course, all of our Sperm Whale Teeth and Walrus Tusks are guaranteed to be real, legal, and as represented.
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Our pieces are unique treasures created especially for the prospective wearer. Want to help us design your scrimshaw piece? Whether it's a fossil ivory Amulet or Talisman, Scrimshaw jewelry, personalized scrimshaw knife, Fossil Ivory Wedding or Commitment Band, Pendant, Brooche, scrimshaw sailor's Knife, Sterling Silver and scrimshaw Box, Scrimshaw Sperm Whale Teeth, or Sterling Silver and Ivory scrimshaw Spoons and Tableware, just email us and we will work with you for a very personal piece you'll love to use or wear!