Sunday, November 12, 2006

Our first two Repulse Carvings

Hello Everyone,
These are our first two Repulse carvings. Repulse is well known for the quality of its carvings (these are not good carvings, they are known as bingo carvings, because they are usually made on bingo days to make enough to buy cards). The quality of the soapstone is poor as you can see lots of white specks and streaks in the stone, good stone should be pitch black without lines. Unlike popular opinion very few carvings are as highly polished as the one's seen down south, this is usually done in a attempt to increase value by southern opinion. Both the Narwhale and the Walrus's tusk are made of Caribou bone. Both of these carvings are about 3 inches long.
Take Care

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