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How can you tell whether Ivory or Resin? I know nothing about this bequeathed item!

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    Posted 3 months ago

    Soyabean
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    Anybody any ideas how to tell (without sticking a heated pin in it!)......I'd love to have it checked over but I can't find anywhere in the UK that does this........it's origin is unknown.....any feedback good or bad would be much appreciated :) thank you....
    S :)

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    1. Theonlyone Theonlyone, 3 months ago
      lol if its resin who cares if you poke a very very very little hole in the bottom of it with a pin ...
    2. Soyabean Soyabean, 3 months ago
      Lol Theonlyone!! I have read though that if it is Ivory, it causes damage, just being a tad cautious, that's all :)
    3. Theonlyone Theonlyone, 3 months ago
      Yes,.. I under stand ..I was trying to check out the the cracking / cracks caused by drying out of the Ivory, but cant tell without seeing it and holding it ...but hang in there's others in here that have more skill with this kind of thing then I and can help you ..good luck ..
    4. Soyabean Soyabean, 3 months ago
      Thank you.....and stay safe!

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