Saturday, April 23, 2016
Saber Tooth Dinosaur Bone Carving
Since 2007 Winston gets a special order by Staci Gruber for her married partner Patricia Cornwell usually for a birthday or anniversary gift. This latest carving commissioned by Staci is special in many ways because it's made of actual dinosaur bones. The couple discovered them on Dan Aykroyd's Canadian Ranch a few years ago. After discovering and digging the bones up they brought them via helicopter to Winston.
The first piece he made for Patricia was a Dinosaur Bone Necklace shown in the photos above.
The second carving was a T-Rex Dinosaur Bone Belt Buckle. Here is a picture and a link to the article if you would like to see more.
The third carving from the ancient dinosaur bones was recently hand carved into a Saber Tooth Tiger emerging from the Brea Tar Pits and if that's not cool enough the carving is mounted in Sterling silver, with mother of pearl teeth and 18K hand fabricated tar bubbles.
Last but not least on the back of the buckle is a 22K Gold anatomically correct heart to go along with Patricia's forensic profile. The buckle is all sterling silver hand-made except for the 18K Gold.
On the back of buckle Winston hand engraves it with a title and date, officially making it one of a kind.