Mother-of-pearl or abalone and other shells are also found, and, with sponges, are exported.
I'll have the abalone slices with the oyster sauce, please.
The abalone shell is found especially at Santa Barbara and other places on the southern Californian coast, and when polished makes a beautiful ornament.
Our special today is roasted abalone, a seafood delicacy.
Opal, mother of pearl, and abalone accents are also popular.
Abalone is a type of edible sea snail, a prized ingredient of Chinese cuisine.
abalone shell mounted in black resin.
Hand constructed form turquoise, coral, Chinese porcelain, freshwater pearls, sterling silver, abalone pearl, Czech glass and Austrian crystal, these special bracelets each have half of an interlocking heart.
ABALONE, the Spanish name used in California for various species of the shell-fish of the Haliotidae family, with a richly coloured shell yielding mother-of-pearl.
abalone center inlay is set by hand.
Motherof-pearl or abalone and other shells are also found, and, with sponges, are exported.
We're attempting to artifically mimic the exact biological processes that the abalone exhibits.
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