What Is Elephant Ivory Used for?

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Ivory is a word for dentine which constitutes the immensity of teeth and tusks of animals when used as a matter for art or manufacturing. Elephant ivory can be used to create various things such as jewellery, ivory carvings and false teeth.
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it is NOT useful except for making trinkets an jewelry, this is one of the most abhorrent crimes (poaching ivory)that is going on today, so if there would not be a market for ivory
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Elephant tusks are usually at least 8 inches wide, and can be up to 3 yards long. The tusks are made of dentin, and they have circular lines around the tusk, similar to the growth
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Ivory was usually taken from animals (their tusks), like the elephant to use for decorative accents, carvings, statues, handles, and piano keys. At one time, ivory was popular for
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At least 20 tons of ivory were smuggled into African and Asian
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1. African elephant ivories are a warm tawny color. Look for grain with a 15x loupe. Turn a carved piece over and check the bottom - overlapping grain causes a ...
1. African elephant ivories are a warm tawny color. Look for grain with a 15x loupe. Turn a carved piece over and check the bottom - overlapping grain causes a ...
The value of a carved elephant ivory tusk varies from day to day. Other factors play a part in the value such as the size, weight and design carved into the tusk ...
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