Our Dinosaur Values
Do you still prefer to read a real newspaper or book? Talk on the phone rather than text? Do you scream out when your smartphone gives you grief? “Argh! I’m such a dinosaur!”
They Really Are Fossils!
Exquisite Eons dinosaurs are handcrafted using the classic "lost wax" method and resemble fossils even as they are being produced. Each pin is cast with about a half ounce of Sterling Silver and finished with a special “fossilized” luster. Original sketches provide the source for the brooches. Leslie oversees every step of the production process, which hews to her exacting specifications.
The Fossil Blog
March 30, 2018
If you’ve looked at the articulated 150-million-year-old Archaeopteryxfossils, you probably have noticed that they all have a weirdly similar pose; their heads are thrown over their backs, mouths open and tail curved upwards. Scientists have been puzzled for years by what caused this distinctive pose, but now two paleontologists propose an explanation: this characteristic posture was the result of agonized death throes triggered by brain damage and suffocation.
March 16, 2018
We’ve already mentioned that an important Dinosaur Value is putting pen to paper. Putting a (fountain) pen (with blue-black ink) to a piece of fine stationery, often in the form of a thank-you note, is nearing extinction as much as what happened to we dinosaurs 65 million years ago.