Mother of Pearl Jewelry
carving is as
old as civilization itself. Earliest man carved bone for tools,
household implements and adornment. Every culture that carves
bone jewelry carves icons unique to their heritage and
surroundings. In the majority of these cultures it is believed
that the wearer's very essence is absorbed into the bone as they wear
it. When the wearer dies the carving is passed on and the next
wearer benefits from the essence infused in the bone. A very old
bone carving that has been worn will be the color of dark honey.
The bone jewelry found on our site is cattle bone unless stated otherwise. No animals were killed to make this jewelry. The animals die either from natural causes or for food purposes.
Alaskan Bone Carvings
All carvings in this section come from Alaska and are either bone or antler.
Contemporary Bone Carvings
The carvings in this section come from different parts of the world.
Hawaiian Bone Carvings
The carvings in this section all reflect the Hawaiian culture.