Ostrich Egg Art In the tradition of centuries old craft, the local artists in Africa hand scrimshaw detailed images of the symbolic animals that define the Dark Continent. Each ostrich egg has a small hole at the base where the fluid was drained out. The surface is prepared and polished and meticulously etched in the finest of the scrimshaw tradition. As with all high quality art, these eggs are limited. Please check local laws prior to ordering, this item may be restricted or require a licenses to own.