mother of pearl


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mother of pearl

An iridescent substance that naturally appears in certain mollusk shells. It is often used as a decorative material for items like buttons and jewelry. The mother of pearl earrings you gave me for my birthday are so beautiful!
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Designs with dancing girls, lotuses, tropical birds and animals proliferated, products used materials such as tropical woods, mother of pearl, ebony, shark shin, zebra skin and lacquer.
It is the use of mother of pearl, which is most widely associated with papier-mach decoration, and forms the basis of some of the most stunning designs.
Lamson & Goodnow is introducing a new line of forged knives called Mother of Pearl under the company's LamsonSharp brand.
The company has also introduced a line of colors known as Mother of Pearl. Also receiving FDA approval for food contact, this line imparts a swirling effect in soft and medium shades.
Star Of Akkar just held on in a tight finish to yesterday's Group 3 Prix de la Nonette, in which Peter Chapple-Hyam's raider Mother Of Pearl was third, writes Desmond Stoneham.
The Manton trainer, whose boss Robert Sangster captained Europe in yesterday's Shergar Cup team event at Goodwood, is looking to Mother Of Pearl to kick- start his season at York this week.
Ewa Morawska has written a gem of a book - not the hard-edged diamond she refers to in her fascinating appendix (itself a model account of a researcher's path), but the opalescent mother of pearl with its many nuances.
In 1984 Mary Morrissy, who works for the Irish Times as an editor and fiction reviewer, won a Hennessy Award for her short stories, and in 1995 her first novel, Mother of Pearl, was awarded a Lannan Literary Award.
I come back to you from the caravan the music of The Islands sharing the air with a dozen fiery tongues You can imagine kilted virgins dancing over crossed swords and Transylvanians bowing to each other over house wine You believe me when I say there was no talk of blook But Palestinians setting up shop with a rainbow of blown glass and the dowry dolls of refugees have you wondering if Terrorists carry mother of pearl crosses and ivory inlaid guitars across the border The falafels you know about In Central America, they're sure we're all bald white, ruthless bankers But you, darker than the cedars of Lebanon ain't no pimp in a pink fedora I show you my name written in Arabic looks like the last strands of wheat in an October field Isn't it beautiful?
Request for quotations : Purchase of wallpaper paper, pressed together with mother of pearl and wallpaper paste.
Edworth accent chair, Darwin grand split pillow back sofa, Clipper mother of pearl coffee table and Darwin standard back loveseat
1 at the Globe Art Gallery in Bonifacio High Street is a curated set of Brumann's dreams-'Variations in Mother of Pearl,' which are sculptures made of the said material and hardwood.
Each cushion is individually designed and handmade from French or English vintage linen, with mother of pearl buttons, PS60, from www.coastalhome.co.uk THIS oversized blue patterned Georgian armchair excudes elegance making it a perfect bedroom focal point.
People seeking fun and extreme driving have every reason to be excited about the model's much anticipated Middle East debut," said Mr Milz.The all-new Golf R will be available in a range of styles and colours: solid, metallic, pearl effect and mother of pearl effect shades and a range of special colours including limestone grey metallic, lapiz blue metallic, deep black pearl effect and oryx white mother of pearl effect.
Leading jewellery retailer in the Middle East region, Pure Gold Jewellers, has announced the launch of exquisitely crafted limited edition pendants in mother of pearl, diamonds, silver and gold for Ramadan.