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    Second-graft Pearl Senior Guide Member ericw's Avatar
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    Gorgeous boxes, and their work, so fine!
    To make that, craftmans first carve nacre, next apply a coat of black lacquer, wiping excess off with a scraper tool, and finally, polish the surface of nacre and dried lacquer to let only unengraved nacre appear.
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    Rare Pearl Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert BWeaves's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by danachit View Post
    oh WOW yes, that BOX!!! Where can we find one just like it???
    I bought it at the Indianapolis Museum of Art many years ago, and it was the only one they had.

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