Fossil Walrus Tusk Section 24

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FOSSIL WALRUS TUSK  SECTION  This is a fabulous piece. 3 1/4" - 3 1/8" long x 1"- 1 1/2" wide smaller end x 1 1/4" - 1 15/16" (see photo) Exceptional color with beautiful white core, good for knife handles, jewelry and carvings- Beautiful interior creamy white color with a darker exterior.  $135 Ships FREE U.S. Only  For U.S. Sales Only

Sorry no Sales to N.J.

Excavated on St. Lawrence Island by Eskimo people known as Siberian Yupik. For over 5,000 years the Yupiks had villages along the Bering Sea and fashioned sled runners, net weights, chopping tools and other utensils out of readily available ivory. That ivory became hidden from the world for centuries, when it was discarded in the village middens (dumps) along with tusks and bones of walrus, whales and seals. Only now is that ancient ivory being unearthed, excavated by the descendants of the primitive Yupiks that worked it.

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