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Welcome, I'm David A.K.A. CoastalCarver, thank you for visiting my Shop! Any sales are reinvested into making more carvings.

Every single item I list is hand made by me, only me, with my hands.

About ten years ago I relocated to sunny West Palm Beach Florida and spent a great deal of time collecting shells on the beach. After a while I had a vast collection of shells and started to carve them for fun. I have always had an artsy side, drawing and painting, but carving has become an obsession.

I quickly realized many of the tools for carving and polishing sea shells were the same used for Jade so I found some raw jade and started carving.

I am self taught through obsessively researching techniques and with the help of all the carvers that have shared…

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  • Male
  • Born on July 17
  • Joined February 12, 2011

Favorite materials

Jade and Sea Shell

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About

Welcome, I'm David A.K.A. CoastalCarver, thank you for visiting my Shop! Any sales are reinvested into making more carvings.

Every single item I list is hand made by me, only me, with my hands.

About ten years ago I relocated to sunny West Palm Beach Florida and spent a great deal of time collecting shells on the beach. After a while I had a vast collection of shells and started to carve them for fun. I have always had an artsy side, drawing and painting, but carving has become an obsession.

I quickly realized many of the tools for carving and polishing sea shells were the same used for Jade so I found some raw jade and started carving.

I am self taught through obsessively researching techniques and with the help of all the carvers that have shared their knowledge.

I hand carve every piece and use traditional methods of polishing, no chemicals or treatments of any kind are ever used.

I love to get feedback, even if you do not purchase anything.
If you do purchase, I would love it if you'd leave a little note in the FEEDBACK section.

Requests are always welcome.

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