The 'Ithica' features heavy sculpted sterling silver links inlaid with zinc infused Kingman Turquoise. This stunning material displays a beautiful contrast between the soft blues of the Turquoise and the contemporary sharpness of the zinc. This fine piece of William Henry jewelry has been finished with our stainless button lock clasp and set with a genuine white topaz.
|15.5 - 16.8||Small|
|17.15 - 18.4||Medium|
|18.75 - 20||Large|
|20.3 - 21.6||X-Large|
|21.9 - 23.18||2X-Large|
|6 1/8 - 6 5/8||Small|
|6 3/4 - 7 1/4||Medium|
|7 3/8 - 7 7/8||Large|
|8 - 8 1/2||X-Large|
|8 5/8 - 9 1/8||2X-Large|
From a Woolly Mammoth that walked the Earth at least 10,000 years ago.
Modern humans coexisted with woolly mammoths during the Upper Paleolithic period when they entered Europe from Africa between 30,000 and 40,000 years ago. Prior to this, Neanderthals had coexisted with mammoths during the Middle Paleolithic and up to that time. Woolly mammoths were very important to Ice Age humans, and their survival may have depended on these animals in some areas.
The woolly mammoth is the next most depicted animal in Ice Age art after horses and bisons, and these images were produced up to 11,500 years ago. Today, more than five hundred depictions of woolly mammoths are known, in media ranging from carvings and cave paintings located in 46 caves in Russia, France and Spain, to sculptures and engravings made from different materials.
William Henry's fossil Mammoth tooth is harvested in Alaska and Siberia. It is a rare and mesmerizing material, a living testimony of the dawn of Mankind.
Topaz is a rare, extremely hard gemstone with an exceptionally wide color range that, besides brown, includes various tones and saturations of blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, and purple.
The ancient Greeks believed that topaz gave them strength. In Europe during the Renaissance (the period from the 1300s to the 1600s) people thought that topaz could break magic spells and dispel anger. For centuries, many people in India have believed that topaz worn above the heart assures long life, beauty, and intelligence.
Today, topaz is one of the US birthstones for November, while blue topaz is a birthstone for December
Sculpted Sterling is finely cast to in our jewelry shop using state-of-the-art techniques and equipment to obtain a mesmerizing level of detail.
The Kingman Turquoise Mine in Arizona is one of the oldest and highest producing Turquoise Mines in America. It was originally discovered by prehistoric Indians well over 1,000 years ago. Kingman Turquoise is known for its beautiful sky blue color and produces many variations of blue Turquoise.
Our Zinc-Matrix Turquoise is made with Kingman Turquoise infused with zinc, creating a striking contrast between the soft blues of the Turquoise and the shiny, contemporary look of the metal.