Alaska

  1. Awe and Grandeur at Matanuska Glacier

    Written by: Jenny One of Alaska’s best kept secrets is the opportunity to camp at Matanuska Glacier. If asked to name my top 5 campsites in the world, Matanuska would be on that list. Along with Brooks Camp, Katmai, of course. This recent Parade magazine article about awe perfectly sums up my feelings on the power of nature to transform...
  2. Uncovering the Truth About Fossilized Ivory

    Written by: Anna Occasionally we hear from people who are concerned about the use of fossilized ivory in our jewelry designs. With so much justified outrage over the abominable new ivory trade, we felt it was time to clarify the materials used in our beloved jewelry designs and our continued commitment to wildlife conservation. We exclusively use fossilized walrus ivory...
  3. Katmai Bears 2016, Continued… Into the Drink

    Written by: Jenny The bonus of my deep love for the Katmai brown bears is that I get to watch them at Brooks Camp, one of the most beautiful campgrounds I know. The camp is right on the edge of the lake, which is ringed with snow-capped mountains and clouds that form and dissipate. The lake’s waters change from glacial...
  4. Katmai Bears 2016 – The Year of the Cubs

    Written by: Jenny This year it was all about sows and their cubs during our annual camping trip to Alaska’s Katmai National Park and Preserve where we go to spend time among the brown bears. We are usually lucky to spot cubs on 3 or 4 occasions over the course of our 10-day visit. This time there were 1 to...
  5. Katmai Inspired Silver Bear Jewelry

      Written by: Jenny Katmai bear camp is one of the highlights of my adventurous year. Those summer days spent watching, photographing, breathing, and living very near the brown bears in Alaska's Katmai National Park and Preserve re-inspire my silver bear jewelry collection as well as my awe of the natural world. We fly in over spectacular Naknek Lake, landing on water...
  6. An Alaskan Adventure

      Written by: Jenny I am lucky enough to experience Alaskan adventures while sourcing fossilized walrus ivory for our walrus ivory jewelry, but this trip was purely for pleasure. And what pleasure Alaska is in the warm months of the midnight sun! Taken just after midnight on the Summer Solstice, Nome, Alaska. There is so much to do and see...

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