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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-23-2003, 05:21 PM Thread Starter
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Are UV777BK inlays real MOP and Abalone or fake?

I did a search on this but didn't come up with much. So are they real Mother of Pearl and Abalone or fake? Thanks
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-23-2003, 07:18 PM
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The pyramid sides are 'pearloid' (fake), but the 'tops' are abalone. The Eye in the triangle is abalone and the binding is pearloid.

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Awesome! Thanks.
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