The "Ivory" Collection
Made from the same shell as our regular purple hued jewelry - the Atlantic Quahog clam shell - our "Ivory" Collection is crafted from very special Quahogs. There is a section of the Quahog shell which remains white because it does not absorb iron or manganese like the other regions of the shell. In most Quahog shells, however, this region is simply not thick enough or large enough to provide enough material to carve an entire piece. In some instances, however, these clams are so old that they grow to very large sizes and thicknesses. Often as old as 100 years or more, it is from these remarkable Quahogs that we sculpt our "Ivory" Collection.
For those who wear black clothing, the "Ivory" Collection is a must. Shown here are some of those white pieces - so lustrous and rich that they are reminiscent of ivory - but without the disadvantage of having to kill large animals such as elephants or walrus to obtain the material!
Please note that although they are not all shown here, many of our regular pendants and earrings can be produced in "ivory" by special order. Just contact us to discuss the possibility of obtaining the design you want in "ivory" and we will be happy to accommodate your request if we are able to do so.
Please note that our catalogue prices do not include chains. However, Sterling Silver 1.5-mm Snake chains are available through Wildabout Wampum, in 14-inch, 16-inch, 18-inch, 20-inch, 22-inch and 24-inch lengths. Prices for our sterling silver chains, all lengths, are $25. Simply notify us with your order as to how many chains, and what length chains you wish to purchase.