Prayer beads are often made of wood, olive seeds, ivory, amber, tortoise shell, glass, meerschaum
, ivory, pearl, coral, coconut, pebble, mother of pearl, jade, and the chalcedony family such as carnelian, agate, and onyx, the latter three being the most famous.
Some other possibilities are a T Meerschaum
Pipe, which is a milk-white stone carved into a decorative and elaborately detailed pipe.
In this chapter Nabokov recollects his childhood trips to France and Biarritz and says that his favorite souvenir from that place and time was "something which now seems almost symbolic--a meerschaum
penholder with a tiny peephole of crystal in its ornamental part.
As a youth, I remember each summer smoking corn silk and a local weed called "Indian tobacco" in a 25 cent, Missouri Meerschaum
had I been a better crystal-gazer, I might have seen a room, people, lights, trees in the rain--a whole period of emigre life for which that ring was to pay" (81); of a meerschaum
penholder, he writes, it had "a tiny peephole of crystal" through which "a miraculous photographic view of the bay .
In addition to watercolours, oil paintings, prints and miniatures, there are numerous works of art, from fine linens and musical instruments to carved Meerschaum
pipes, fine wood tea caddies, bronze figurines and assorted militaria.
Bicakci uses different materials and gems in his designs such as aquamarine, tourmaline, diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, moonstone, citrine, quartz, bone, mammoth bone, ebony wood, mother of pearl, stained glass, ceramics, porcelain and meerschaum
In this portrait we see a relaxed, lively, rural, middle-class citizen, dressed in shirt, jacket, pants, and long coat, who is wearing a modestly embroidered hat and holding a long, wood-cased meerschaum
pipe in his left hand.
Eskisehir is one of the largest industrial centers of Turkey, with several modern industries, producing trucks, home appliances, railway locomotives, figher aircraft engine, agricultural equipment, textiles, brick, cement, chemicals, processed meerschaum
and refined sugar.
THIS is a nice antique cheroot holder, with meerschaum
end, amber mouth piece and ornate silver mounts, complete with case.
None of Stoute's children is a frustrated trainer, so there isn't some youngster straining at the leash with a Meerschaum
in one hand and a pair of moccasins in the other.
Washington, Missouri, home of the Missouri Meerschaum
Holmes tosses aside the deerstalker hat and meerschaum
calabash, and Watson has decided for once and all to abandon the intimacy of 221B for the hazards of married life.
A deadly U-boat captain looks like an avuncular Captain Kangaroo with a meerschaum
APPARENTLY officials were suspicious Caster Semenya might be a fella when she turned up at the World Athletics Championships sporting a full beard and smoking a meerschaum