14 Bowen's Wharf
Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-5680

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The art of scrimshaw is still practiced today at Newport Scrimshanders in Newport, RI. Owner/Artist Brian J. Kiracofe established Newport Scrimshanders in 1986. He has been engraving nautical scenes on ancient walrus, prehistoric mammoth and recycled piano key ivory for over 25 years, visit He specializes in Newport scenes and custom designs.The store also carries a selection of Nantucket baskets and ivory antiques.