I recently ran across these beautiful painted antlers on Etsy. I just think they are phenomenal. All of the antlers are naturally shed and painted by hand.
You can see more of her pieces at madebycassandrasmith.etsy.com.
Excerpt from her shop:
"Cassandra Smith is an artist and freelance curator working in Milwaukee, WI. She is also the co-owner and editor of Fine Line Magazine, a quarterly, international fine arts publication."