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Mother of pearl.

Mother of Pearl was the name in the Realms for small, cut and polished, trochus and turbo shells.


They were used for making buttons etc. and for inlay work. Unpolished, they were sold for as little as 5cp per pound (0.45kg). Cut and polished shells had a base value of 5sp per pound.[1]




  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Jeff Grubb and Ed Greenwood (1990). Forgotten Realms Adventures. (TSR, Inc), p. 142. ISBN 0-8803-8828-5.

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