Scrimshaw was developed by whalers in the early 19th century. Ivory was abundant aboard a whaling vessel, the sailors carved decorative patterns or drawings in their spare time.

I can work with you to add a personalized touch to your antler handled knife.

A primitive hunt scene on the elk antler handled Otzi knife.

A wolf paw print on the crown of an antler handled patch knife.

Some scrimshaw artwork depicting a western mountain seen on a ivory paper micarta knife handle.

A cabbing in the mountains scrimshawed into an ivory paper micarta handle on a Hunter.