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Atlantic Coral Enterprise, Inc.
5000 Crescent Technical Court
St. Augustine, FL 32086
Inside FL: 904-797-7478
Outside FL: 1-800-624-7964
Monday - Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Closed: Weekends & Holidays
Hippo Tusk - Ivory for Carving
Hippo Tusk is a type of ivory for carving and is available in curved hippo tusk, long straight hippo tusk, long curved hippo ivory, semi curved hippo ivory, short straight hippo ivory and toe nails. Ivory for carving from a hippo tusk or hippo ivory is used making jewelry and in making inlaid ivory knife handles.
The hippo tusk of the lower canine is curved and has a triangular cross section; the hippo tusk of the incisor is straight and has a circular cross section. Hippo ivory does not have a thick enamel coating. Hippo ivory is denser than elephant ivory, harder to carve, and has a finer grain. Hippo ivory has concentric rings in cross sections and hippo ivory is less prone to decay than elephant ivory.
Our hippo ivory for carving was purchased from the African Government's Culling Program and was imported under a Cities Permit. All hippo tusks were cleared for legal entry into the United States by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and U.S. Customs Department. We do not furnish copies of any of our documents.
$100 Minimum Order! - NO International Shipping!
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Effective 2015 UPS shipping rates are now based on box dimensions (LxWxH divided by 166 = billed weight) and our website uses the UPS shipping calculator. However, UPS is charging us 2014 rates and you will pay 2014 rates. We will refund you the excess shipping charges.