800-982-0554
907-225-2525

800-982-0554
907-225-2525

800-982-0554 | 907-225-2525

IVORY “ULU” EARRINGS

$50.00

ONE OF A KIND

WALRUS/MAMMOTH EARRINGS.

STERLING SILVER  MOUNTINGS

SKU: 422000-ULU Categories: , ,

Description

 Fossil mammoth ivory ranges in age from 10,000 to 200,000 years old and is generally found in the cold Northern regions of Alaska, Canada, Russia and Siberia.

Fossil walrus ivory is found on Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska by the Yupik Eskimo people that inhabit the island. The fossil ivory tusks, teeth, oosiks, and bones have been preserved in the frozen, mineral rich soil for up to 2,500 years. Natural colors of this ivory may range from cream, tan, and brown, to very rare and rich hues of blue, black, gray, pink, green, and orange. The tusks of the Pacific walrus can weigh up to 15 pounds, and may be as long as 37 7/8” (World Record). Cross sections of these fossil tusks are oval in shape, and contain a solid exterior with marbled interior.

MADE IN ALASKA

 

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