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Burgau [burgaudine; Burgos mother-of-pearl]locked

  • Gordon Campbell

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Decorative material used for inlays derived from a group of tropical shells of which the most common is Turbo marmoratus. It was long used in Europe for the decoration of weapons, cutlery and small boxes. In China and Japan the technique known in Europe as ...

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