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Material Substitutes

With the recent restrictions of the Lacey Act, certain materials are going to be more difficult to obtain and use. Here is a list of materials that do not fall under CITES or Fish and Wildlife restrictions that would be suitable substitutes:

Ivoroid

(cellulose nitrate)

Banded Ivory

(Reconstituted stone)

Synthetic tortoiseshell

(cellulose nitrate)

Honey Jaspar

(Reconstituted stone)

Boltaron (Plastic) Rhodenite

(Reconstituted stone)

Synthetic Mother of Pearl

(cellulose nitrate)

Chinese Turquoise
(Reconstituted stone)
Corian Pink Coral Pink Coral

(Reconstituted stone)

Speckled Amber

(Reconstituted stone)

Blue Jean Lapis

(Reconstituted stone)

Banded Malachite

(Reconstituted stone)

Azurite Malachite

(Reconstituted stone)

Acrylic and Polyester – Multiple colors, opacity and textures