All posts tagged "ivory"

  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 8: Camel Bone Authenticity

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 8, 2011 Question: I read the articles on the Wire-Sculpture Blog about ivory, and was wondering that is there any specific test for checking the authenticity of camel bone craft....

    • Posted September 7, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 18: Cleaning Ivory with Toothpaste?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 18, 2011 Question: I have a stained, dirty piece of ivory. Can I clean it with toothpaste, a tooth brush and a little warm water? Ivory is basically teeth anyway!...

    • Posted January 17, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Oct. 14: Telling Bone from Ivory

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for October 14, 2010 Question: I read your "how to" on authenticating ivory by the "checkering." I wire wrap some bone carvings (ox, cow or camel) and fossilized walrus tusk. Can you...

    • Posted October 13, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip Aug. 19: How to Clean Ivory Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip August 19, 2010 Question: How would I clean genuine ivory that has been in a box in the home of a smoker since 1940? It is a bracelet with four carved pieces...

    • Posted August 18, 2010
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  • Daily Tip June 29: Testing True Ivory

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip June 29, 2010 Question: What kind of tests could I do at home to determine that a piece is truly ivory, and not a replica or imitation? -Susannah in Jacksonville, Florida Answer:...

    • Posted June 28, 2010
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