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Dragonfly Jewelry Inspired by Fascinating Odonates
Dragonfly Jewelry Inspired by Fascinating Odonates
Zealandia Designs
12/27/2017
Dragonfly Jewelry There is something easy to love about dragonflies. It's more than just their acrobatic flying and rich iridescent colors; their metamorphosis from nymph to adult signifies self-change and offers a sense of renewal. Dragonflies represent purity, speed, agility, and although they loo...
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What Causes the Coloration in Fossilized Ivory?
What Causes the Coloration in Fossilized Ivory?
Zealandia Designs
12/28/2017
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 c...
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How to Clean Ivory
How to Clean Ivory
Zealandia Designs
12/28/2017
Today we are going to talk about how to clean ivory, specifically how to clean ancient fossilized ivory, which is the only type of ivory we use in our Zealandia jewelry. We are passionately against new ivory of any kind as it destroys our earth’s precious living creatures. The fossilized mammoth and...
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Uncovering the Truth About Fossilized Ivory
Uncovering the Truth About Fossilized Ivory
Zealandia Designs
12/28/2017
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 c...
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