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  • 12.29.11

Photo Issue 2011: Nihiru Necklace Made Of Bone And Ivory

Designer Monique Péan worked with native artisans of Shishmaref, Alaska, a community south of the Arctic Circle, to find fossilized walrus ivory and woolly-mammoth bone that they then carved by hand. The materials have since become her calling card.

Designer Monique Péan worked with native artisans of Shishmaref, Alaska, a community south of the Arctic Circle, to find fossilized walrus ivory and woolly-mammoth bone that they then carved by hand. The materials have since become her calling card.

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