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Asian Arts and Crafts – Korean Mother of Pearl Inlaid Lacquer Ware

Mother-of-pearl, also known as nacre, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by certain mollusks as an inner shell layer, and accumulated in other shells, such as freshwater pearl mussels, in the form of pearls. It is very strong, resilient, and … Continue reading

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