Firearms Engraving  // 

Various Gun Engravings From Years Past

Hagn Rifle Butt Plate

Steel & Gold Inlaid Hagn Butt Plate

One of my early examples of combination steel & gold scrollwork, circa 1984.

Sculpted Steel Floorplate

Sculpted Steel Floorplate

Deep relief sculpted steel arabesque.

Gun Screw Heads

Engraved Gun Screw Heads

Late 1980s work done with hammer & chisel for a Sharp's gun set at New Orleans Arms Co.

Miniature Colt 1911

Miniature Colt 1911

Intricately engraved in relief. Rumored to have been made by a Russian miniature gunmaker.

Sharp's Derringer

Sharp's Derringer

Brass frame derringer with tight relief scrollwork. Part of a set from my New Orleans Arms days. Hammer & chisel engraving circa 1988.

Patchbox Lid

Patch Box Lid

Mother of pearl lid with detailed rosette knob. Made by Emmett Lenaz of New Orleans Arms Co.