Neatorama Posts Tagged "ivory"
Ivory, Bone, Antler, and Horn

Antique piano keys, scrimshaw, and those weird hoo...  ...rts of animals. But what's the difference between ivory , bone, antler, and horn, and what makes some more...  ...n, and what makes some more valuable than others? Ivory , which is dental material from elephants, whales,...  ...ut there are other reasons...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/07/28/Ivory-Bone-Antler-and-Horn/
Thomas Jefferson's Pocket Notebooks...

(Photo: Monticello)Thomas Jefferson, the third Pre...  ...erson penciled his thoughts on tables of erasable ivory sheets.Link -via Erik Kwakkel

https://www.neatorama.com/2013/08/13/Thomas-Jeffersons-Pocket-Notebooks/
Dancing Death...

This ivory netsuke--a small sculpture that serves as a purse...

https://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/26/Dancing-Death/
Skull Tobacco Jar...

This tobacco jar orginated in Japan sometime durin...  ...ime during the Eighteenth Century. If features an ivory

https://www.neatorama.com/2012/11/25/Skull-Tobacco-Jar/
Blood Ivory

Despite a global ban on the ivory trade, elephants are still being killed just for...  ...ir tusks. In most developed countries, the use of ivory (outside of antiques) is about as chic as clubbin...  ...as chic as clubbing a baby seal. So who is buying ivory these days? Bryan Ch...

https://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/20/Blood-Ivory/
Sixteenth Century Rosary Terminal...

Created in Germany ~1500-1525, this ivory carving is the terminal on a rosary. Each bead o...

https://www.neatorama.com/2010/08/20/sixteenth-century-rosary-terminal/
Hunting Mammoths in Siberia...

Gradual melting of the Siberian permafrost has...  ...d more precisely; others note that this source of ivory may decrease the incentive for elephant hunting i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2010/03/06/hunting-mammoths-in-siberia/
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