December 2, 2023

Homegrown: Moose Bone Jewelry. It’s “presidential”

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ObamaNoseBonesVal Hoff says their work is a guilt-free, legal alternative to ivory. They have made moose bone top pieces and clasps for Nantucket baskets, which traditionally were carved from ivory.But beyond occasional repairs of old ivory pieces, “our company refuses to ever work in anything threatened and endangered,” Val Hoff said. “We have people come to us all the time and say ‘Oh, I have a piece of ivory that’s been in the family for 100 years,’ and we say no.”

Source: Homegrown: Moose Bone Jewelry – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram