Vegetable Ivory and Organics
Vegetable Ivory and Organics located in Olde Mistick Village, sells handmade Ciclantacea Palm seed jewelry and gift items. This unusual rain forest nut, when harvested, dyed, carved and polished resembles ivory. Owner, Desiree Richardal, with the help of family in South America, creates unusual and stunning jewelry and gift items. The nuts are collected without causing damage to the forest or environment and provides a means of income for locals who collect them. With sustainable, natural and locally made products, this store is doing its part to create a smaller footprint in a creative and beautiful way.