Step into the world of timeless beauty with mammoth tooth scales, a remarkable material that tells a tale of history and craftsmanship. These unique handle scales are crafted from fossilized mammoth ivory, which has been preserved for thousands of years, resulting in a truly unique and exquisite material.
One of the most captivating features of mammoth tooth scales is their texture. The fossilized ivory has a distinct, crisscrossed pattern with a mesmerizing combination of colors ranging from creamy whites to rich browns and grays. This unique texture adds depth and character to any project, making it a perfect choice for knife making, custom woodworking, and other crafts where aesthetics matter.
The patterns found in mammoth tooth scales are truly one-of-a-kind. Each scale boasts its own individual pattern, making every piece a work of art in its own right. The intricate and mesmerizing patterns are a testament to the natural beauty and uniqueness of mammoth ivory, making these scales a prized possession for artisans and collectors alike.
Beyond their aesthetic appeal, mammoth tooth scales also carry a rich historical significance. The use of mammoth ivory dates back thousands of years, and these fossilized scales offer a unique connection to the past. With their intricate patterns and natural beauty, mammoth tooth scales allow you to hold a piece of history in your hands, and create something truly extraordinary.
This pair of mammoth tooth scales was sliced of a whole mammoth tooth. They are a matching pair. They have been coated with polyurethane to stabilize them. This pair of mammoth teeth scales feature a rich color and great detail.
Dimensions: 7.2" L x 3.25" W
Provenance: N. Sea
Age: Pleistocene period (2.5 m -9,500 Years ago)
Type: Actual specimens for sale