Friday, April 05, 2013

Cape Buffalo Knife finished!

Whew!  A "black" animal that used 12 different colors of ink!  And three colors on the back.

This knife will be going off for engraving soon (I'm not doing that!) so I'll post pics of the WHOLE knife after that is done.  For now, you can see my scrimshaw.

"Chancellor Cape Buffalo Knife"
multicolor scrimshaw on pre-ban elephant ivory
by Katherine Plumer, 2013
ivory scales are 4-3/8 inches long
sold, custom