Crushed Mother of Pearl, 1 oz
We just found a new supplier of Mother of Pearl!
Our all-natural mother of pearl is made from abalone and oyster shells, and because it is translucent, it gives a visual depth and dimension to any inlay. Used with CA glue, epoxy or other resins, it can be used to fill checks and cracks, or to create specific designs. It adds an iridescent, colorful gleam and can be dyed to emulate a variety of gem stones such as sapphire, ruby, emerald and more using a wide ranges of dyes. It can also be mixed into other inlay materials to create a deep, colorful, shimmering effect. On the Mohs Hardness Scale, mother of pearl has a hardness of 3.5 and is easily sanded. It is durable and provides an excellent surface to polish and/or finish. It looks beautiful finished! Sold in 1 oz. packages.