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Wounaan Embera Nutural White Turtle Tagua Pendant Carving-Panama 16021213L

Wounaan Embera Nutural White Turtle Tagua Pendant Carving-Panama 16021213L

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Folks, last night I decided to go through some old carvings that haven't seen the light of day for a number of years. I selected those that were intended to be pendants and others that were thin and light enough to be made into pendants. Then I got out my trusty Dremel...will you get the picture.

It is a good example of why tagua is called vegetable ivory. However, this carving was dipped in a dye made by boiling cocobolo wood chips. Then it was highly polished.

I suppose it has been in our inventory for 20 years or more. And look at the condition...these carvings will be here after I am gone. No wonder tagua is called vegetable ivory.

They make great gifts and

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