50 lb dinosaur fossil – Portland-based design company William Henry turns dinosaur bones like this one into tiny intricate accessories.
'F8' pen made using mammoth tooth – The company has been working with rare materials -- such as meteorite, dinosaur bone and mammoth tusks -- for over two decades.
'Monarch' knife made with woolly mammoth tooth – William Henry initially began using these strange materials to make very niche market products: hand-crafted luxury pocket knives.
'Flaunt' collection using green dinosaur bone, rubies and gold – Soon the company expanded production to include necklaces, bracelets, pens and other accessories.
'Symphony' bracelet made of 100 million year old red dinosaur bone, stirling silver and gold – Each item can take upwards of 6 months to hand carve and create.
'Solace' necklace made of 100 million year old red dinosaur bone – According to the company's CEO, Matt Conable, sourcing these rare prehistoric materials is not a simple task. "There is no one shop or retailer that you can just walk into and purchase these rocks -- they're found in the desert or on the sea floors"
'Vaquero' necklace made with 10,000 year-old-mammoth tooth – The materials are incredibly sensitive to production. Mammoth tooth, for example, is discovered underwater. The fossil has to be dried for two years before it can be touched.
'RB8' pen made with green dinosaur bone – After millions of years underground, dinosaur bone is often petrified into solid rock. But even then, a piece of bone can be filled with cracks and fissures inside, making it particularly difficult to carve into accessories.
'RB8' pen made with petrified dinosaur egg – The most unique item used by William Henry to date is a petrified dinosaur egg, used to create this pen.
'Allure' hand-engraved knife – The most expensive item to date is this hand-carved knife, which retails for $35,000. An unreleased item, which has been under construction for 12 months, is expected to retail for $60,000.