Scrimshaw has been around since before recorded history. Likewise other methods of carving, inlay, and edge-wrought adornment.
We can’t imagine that too many people in all that time were more skilled than this man: the Bone Carver, of Columbia, South Carolina.
Look at the quality of this work. Look at it.
Damn, we do love a true craftsman.
1. A blade from Lunar Light Forge, with a carved elkbone handle.
2. A carved coyote skull. done in collaboration with G McGregor Art.
3. Stag antler rune pendant.
4. We don’t know what the hell this is. Driftwood? Part of an antler? It’s badass, regardless.
5. A carved longhorn ram skull.
6. Assorted rune-carved antler and bone pendants.
7. Carved jawbone war axe – unknown critter, but gorgeous now.
8. This one…is this not appallingly good?
9. Close up of a jawbone war axe.
10. This is just a little different – this is an antler and resin hairpin, with a bit of fern encased inside.
11. Handcarved antler.
12. Flat bone pendants — wolf, raven, hound, and triskelion.
13. Carved serpent coyote skull.
14. Kells warhorn. Hell. yes.
15. Some of his work at rest in Ireland.
We’ll end with a look at The Bone Carver‘s hands.
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