Dinner tables were embellished with armorial silver and porcelain, gaming tables used mother-of-pearl gaming counters bearing coats of arms, while libraries were filled with rare volumes containing armorial bookplates.
They supplied buttons for all of Madonna's costumes in Evita, including special diamanté and pre-war mother-of-pearl buttons.
She had on a pearl necklace and clam-shaped mother-of-pearl earrings.
Another category of vessels and flatware was distinguished by the use of precious stones or exotic materials, such as coral, mother-of-pearl , or coconut shell.
It was completely black with mother-of-pearl buttons.
The furniture makers in and around the city of Trapani often used blackened pearwood instead of ebony, and much mother-of-pearl and coral, for which Trapani was famous.
The restaurant has heavy starched white linen tablecloths and huge antique Siamese chairs with mother-of-pearl inlaid backs.
Makers created presentation models crafted from expensive woods with carved elements and inlays of mother-of-pearl or ivory.
They often had tortoiseshell veneer and ivory and mother-of-pearl inlays.
From your photography, it is clear that your mother-of-pearl earrings correspond to other known examples of Martha Washington's pearl jewelry, some of which is in our collection.