Tearing through envelopes is officially a thing of the past thanks to this beautiful Handmade Scrimshaw Letter Opener. Not only will you be able to quickly and easily open your envelopes, but you’ll also do it in style. Scrimshaw, the delicate art of carving designs into a piece of smooth ivory or bone, originated on New England whaling ships as sailors tried to pass the time. The art form became part of Hawaii's modern culture during the late 1800's when hundreds of whaling ships would take their respite on the shores of Old Lahaina Town.
This letter opener features custom scrimshaw artwork by local Maui Artist Doug Fine. Customers can choose from several unique designs for the handle. Each letter opener is handmade in the USA, and features a design of wood inlaid with smooth bone.
This letter opener makes for a beautiful addition to your executive desk, for your credenza at home, or to give as a thoughtful gift. Add this scrimshaw piece to your cart today and never worry about trying to rip open your mail again.
Please allow for slight variations in each scrimshawed piece. Each one is done by hand by one of out best selling artists, Doug Fine.
Reference code: LO-AD