Ear-rings & Ear-rings & two bracelets.
We have 3 bracelet boxes left, from the case of 100 we ordered in June.
In other words, since April 1st when this thread began, We have sold 197 bracelets, we have lost count on the # of ear-rings.
This is the greatest money making proven...
I might as well pick up where I left off yesterday, We received 5 slices. We drew the shapes we wanted on those pieces by using templates we have created and saved. After cutting the shapes out and smoothing them and drilling holes in specific spots. We string it up and...
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Ivory & Baleen! with two pairs of matching ear-rings
Our favorite is fossil ivory because they fetch 2 or 3 times the price of white ivory.
This stunning bracelet also comes with a matching set of tear drop ear-rings included.
Well we had to pay too much for this, so what, we can easily make a good profit on such a small piece.
First we have to cut it all up and get rid of the thinner portions of this piece of baleen by taking an 1-1/2 or 2" from each side.
Doing it in this manner provides us with the thickest...
Today. A Bolo string tie (2) of them with Ivory Walrus Teeth @ the bottom of the strings.
Every once in a while we get orders for these string ties.
It's always nice to see the customer smile and say thanks!
Black Fossil Ivory - the rarest most gorgeous material to ever find. It is rare, but when we do find some. The designs are nothing short of spectacular. I was so disapointed when I saw this bracelet. Why didn't you make the entire bracelet using this new stuff? Mark smiled..It is being made...
Getting ready to make some more simple ear-rings.
See the two Ulu ear-rings far right. they don't have the 'handles' shaped for them yet. We will use these two sized odd pieces with some brown in them for the handles of the Ulu knife ear-rings.
These other simple shapes.. .. some of...
The very first thing we must do is to make a bracelet for the person who sold us the fossil Ivory. He requested a plain fossil bracelet.
By now; you are aware and know; we must slice a piece of ivory 1/4" thick and place that piece in baby oil overnight.
Once we remove that piece the next...
Soaking fossil ivory slices in baby oil.. overnight
Well we cut up the fossil ivory first, as that is the most important exciting part of getting new material.. what does it look like "inside" ?
These slices will soak or marinate over night, today we will draw the shapes on these...
New Ivories were purchased today.
We have some new material to work with.
Two pieces of fossil ivory; and one piece of white ivory (tagged).
The two pieces of fossil ivory have been sliced up, the bottom dark one is great as it is. No need to soak those pieces in baby oil, but the...
Studded Ear-rings. & one moustache hair!
A plain white bracelet made using walrus teeth.
Different types of simple ear-rings.
This is not.. a reversible bracelet, this is a Maktak type bracelet.
Something different that always get a good laugh!!