tom burke

tom burke

Clarksville, United States

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I am fully retired from law enforcement and doing scrimshaw full time. All my work is one of a kind celtic scrimshaw jewelry. My dream is to create heirloom jewelry that can be passed down through generations and preserve the celtic art form through scrimshaw.My work is all done on ten thousand year old mammoth tusk.No animals were harmed and I support the current ban on Elephant ivory and whales teeth.

  • Age: 74
  • Joined: February 2009

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wounded warrior project ft. campbell kentucky

The “Enlisted Spouses CLub 101 Chapter” <escftcky@yahoo.com is sponsoring this event. please email them and tell them you would like to donate something for their event being held May 1st 2009. they have a silent auction so anything would be appreciated. the reason I donated one of my pieces is that my son is in Afghanistan and is serving his fourth 1 year tour.
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celtic scrimshaw technique

Technique / The art of scrimshaw was something I had read about for years but never had an opportunity to pursue while my wife and I raised our six children. When I began my scrimshaw career in 1994, I was amazed at how difficult it was to pursue. After I checked out some books on the art of scrimshaw and Celtic knot art from the library, I realized how many restrictions there were on the use o…
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