After lying under the Arctic permafrost for eons, the excavated antiquated mammoth ivory tusks have been used to fill out the demand for pure and legal ivory. Considered to range from a couple of feet to full-fledged 16 feet, the mammoth ivory tusks are usually found cracked and broken. These are much in demand with art collectors, scrimshaw artists and ivory sculptors that use the varied pieces to the best advantage, carving an intrinsic pattern of mythology and everyday rustic living in the Orient.
Quality legal mammoth ivory master pieces tusks
The quality of master pieces tusks varies from high quality full length tusks to fragmented pieces with hues of colors ranging from brown, grey to green, due to absorption of the soil minerals from the permafrost. The cost varies accordingly. However, each master pieces of tusk is still pure and 100% legal mammoth ivory, which is utilized by the vast segment of art lovers.
The legal yet antiquated mammoth ivory is over 10,000 years old and has been well-preserved due to the extreme cold and right soil conditions when the woolly mammoths perished. The excavated mammoth ivory pieces are graded according to quality, color and size. Only the best quality pieces are used for delicate sculpture and carvings which are only done by a Master Carver, as carving such intricate details on ivory is extremely skill-specified. After the mammoth ivory pieces are carved and completed, each of them is set upon a teak wood stand that lends it stability and beauty.
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