Carved Ivory Christmas Whales

The Nantucket Christmas Whales are the island’s iconic mascot, now sporting jaunty Christmas caps or sprigs of holly.  As always, they are hand-carved and hand-decorated from antique ivory by Scott Marks, noted island carver.  Limited quantities.  Slight variations in design are to be expected.  Custom orders welcome!

Sizes:  Large (1 3/4” by 1”), priced at $157
Small (1 3/8” by ¾”), priced at $132

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Carved Ivory Manger Christmas Ornament

The domed Manger encloses a shepherd with sheep and a worshipping Magi under the Star of Bethlehem.  The roofed Manger encloses Mary, Joseph and the infant Jesus with a large Star of Bethlehem overhead.


Carved Ivory Christmas Tree

These hand-carved Christmas trees make perfect ornaments for your tree or for an ornament collector's tree!  They're also suitable for use on charm bracelets or as pendants.

Each piece is unique and hand-carved by Scott Marks, from drawings or tracings he has made in his studio.  He then hand-paints each one, which accounts for its unique details.  The trees are decorated with candy canes, candles gingerbread men or Christmas balls, but all are special.  Pick your favorite!

Large (2" x 1 3/8") priced at $157

Small (1 3/8" by 1") priced at $117

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Carved Ivory Snowmen and Snow-women

Handcarved and hand colored out of natural genuine antique ivory, these delightful little snowmen and snow-women come in two sizes:  Large (2" high by 1 1/4" wide) and Small (1 5/8" high by 1"wide).  Each is unique; quantities are limited.  They are perfect for charms or as a pendant in addition to being completely original Christmas ornaments.

Large:  $182

Small:  $157

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Scott Marks Ivory Carvings and Crafts

PO Box 853
02554 Nantucket, MA
Phone: 508-325-4851
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Scott Marks has been carving ivory since 1967, when he first apprenticed for Nancy Chase, famed Nantucket ivory sculptor.  Now he presents his very own hand-carved collection of ivory cut-out bracelets featuring the familiar Nantucket island map, and a wide range of his delightful carved ivory Christmas ornaments especially suited for the ornament collector.

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