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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But Star Of Akkar then slipped into top gear, and though Mother Of Pearl kept on bravely, she tired in the final few strides and was passed near the post by Star Of Akkar and then by the fast-finishing Sage Et Jolie.
Essentially, we have created a new recipe for mother of pearl using nature's cookbook," said Professor Ulli Steiner, of the Department of Physics' Cavendish Laboratory at the University of Cambridge.
Alternatively, opt for a polished silver steel look with a white or pink mother of pearl dial for pounds 155.
Mother of pearl is one of the most popular shells used in design.
Nonscrimshaw handle options include black mother of pearl, traditional mother of pearl, polished coco bola hardwood and genuine sambar stag horn.
George Hook, whose family have been involved with the making of mother of pearl jewellery from a workshop in Birmingham's jewellery quarter, will come to the Civic Hall in Bedworth on Monday.
The restaurant's interior is reminiscent of the inside of a conch shell, with shimmering surfaces like mother of pearl details and luminous fabrics for an ethereal glow.
THE Peter Chapple-Hyam-trained Mother Of Pearl was one of three supplementary entries made yesterday for the Group 3 Prix de la Nonette over 10 furlongs at Deauville on Saturday.
Peter Chapple-Hyam's colt, winner of last year's Racing Post Trophy, was ridden by big-race jockey Jimmy Fortune and accompanied by stable companions Bienamado and Mother Of Pearl, who holds a Sagitta 1000 Guineas entry.
Tiny strips of mother of pearl are placed in the narrow crevices around the guitar's face.
The film's writer and director, Nicole Holofcener, wore the Rose Gold Piccola watch with a Mother of Pearl dial and diamond case from the magnificent new collection as she mingled at the after party with cast members Jennifer Aniston, Catherine Keener, Joan Cusack, Bob Stephenson, Simon McBurney, Greg Germann, Scott Caan and Jason Isaacs, as well as Courteney Cox-Arquette, David Arquette, Molly Sims, Sarah Silverman, Golden Brooks and Emmanuelle Chriqui, who also sported a piece from the new collection.
Washington, Feb 17 ( ANI ): Nacre, which is also known as mother of pearl, is one of nature's amazing utilitarian materials.
95, John Lewis; Mother of pearl and diamante hair comb, pounds 48, Antiquities at John Lewis; Mother of pearl broach, pounds 30, 1928 at John Lewis; Pink and diamante earrings, pounds 39.
special mum' heart lockets to silver mother of pearl earrings.
As a sample of something a little fancier, I examined a Case "Peanut" in mother of pearl.