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Tortoise Shell Craft of Goa

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Tortoise Shell Craft of Goa

Tortoise shells are crafted in combination with bone, into trinket boxes. The shell surface of the box is covered with intricate patterns of bone fretwork so that through this perforated lacy surface the orange glow of the shell can be seen. The designs used include fine geometric patterns, figures, and floral patterns.

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