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Newport Scrimshander
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200 Years Behind the Times Newport Scrimshander
Address14 Bowen’s Wharf, Newport, RI, 02840
Phone+1 (800) 635-5234
Contact personBrian J. Kiracofe
Working hoursSummer: 10am – 10pm, Fall: 10am – 8pm, Winter: 10am – 5:30pm (Sunday) 11am – 5pm, Spring: 10am – 6pm

Scrimshaw, a 19th-century maritime art of engraving on ivory or bone, is still handcrafted today in historic Newport, Rhode Island by resident artist Brian Kiracofe. Brian established the Newport Scrimshander in 1987; he has been engraving nautical scenes on ancient walrus, prehistoric mammoth, and recycled piano key ivory for over 40 years, specializing in Newport scenes and custom designs.