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  1. What Causes the Coloration in Fossilized Ivory?

    At Zealandia Designs we specialize in making beautiful nature-inspired jewelry, primarily using ancient mammoth and fossilized walrus ivory. The naturally occurring colors of the ivory we use varies significantly from piece to piece, giving each one a truly unique appearance. The reason behind the coloration in fossilized ivory is an interesting one! What is the difference between fossilized mammoth and...
  2. Bear Jewelry Inspiration

    Zealandia offers several varieties of fossilized ivory bear jewelry; bears have meaningful totemic messages that resonate year-round and continue to call our attention. When it’s cold outside and the days are short, something deep within us longs to snuggle under a warm blanket and get a few more hours of sleep. We aren’t alone in these seasonal rhythms; bears are...
  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...

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