“Carved Skull ” highly detail carved skull created by talented unknown carver. This gem was carved from ancient walrus jawbone, approximately 500-1500 years old. Now the material has another life. The craftsmanship here is outstanding. Check out the photos.
This is ancient walrus tusk jawbone found in the Northern Bering Sea area. The material is 500-1500 years old and is occasionally found in ancient Eskimo camp and hunting sites. The marvelous colors are the result of minerals that have been absorbed into the jawbone over hundreds and hundreds of years. Obviously this material cannot be replenished, making it quite collectible and valuable.