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by Jal
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Is it an ojime?
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Re: Is it an ojime?

As you are telling, when I bought it I noticed that it had not the Schreger lines, but it had some interesting circular lines which caught my attention and curiosity. I'm supposing that it is just a interesting bead of other thing, not an ojime. Thanks for your opinions and thoughts, these are very ...
by Jal
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Authenticity
Topic: Is it an ojime?
Replies: 3
Views: 244

Is it an ojime?

Hi,

The last weekend I bought this bead. It locks like vegetal ivory, but it is very hard, maybe is ivory.
I'm thinking that it could be an ojime, It could be?

Thanks for your help in advance!! ;) ;) ;)
by Jal
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Information about my new netsuke
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: Information about my new netsuke

Thanks for your opinion and comments, I will continue learning about these items.

Jal.
by Jal
Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Information about my new netsuke
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Re: Information about my new netsuke

Dear AFNetsuke, I know that it is a modern Netsuke, but as I'm a beginer in the Netsuke collection, I have prefered to start my collection with cheap items in order to learn before buy an old expensive netsuke. It have been very interesting in my learnig, because I have seen that the lines are made ...
by Jal
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Modern Tourist Souvenir Netsuke & Netsuke-like Objects
Topic: Information about my new netsuke
Replies: 4
Views: 300

Information about my new netsuke

Hi every body,

I bought a new netsuke for my collection this week, bus as I'm a beginer in the netsuke world, I need some information of my netsuke. I only can say that it is made in elephant ivory, and that it is very nice in my eyes! :) :) :)

Any kind of comment will be welcomed!

Jal.
by Jal
Mon Apr 03, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Collector's Gallery
Topic: Sumo Wrestler signed Kozen
Replies: 1
Views: 843

Re: Sumo Wrestler signed Kozen

Beatiful carving, thanks for share it! :D
by Jal
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Is it made in ivory or is faux?
Replies: 34
Views: 2777

Re: Is it made in ivory or is faux?

yes, I saw it! really interestig test! Thanks!
by Jal
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Is it made in ivory or is faux?
Replies: 34
Views: 2777

Re: Is it made in ivory or is faux?

A test for real Schreger lines (= real ivory). - select a line with a needle. - turn the piece under the needle in the bright light - with real ivory, the colors of the lines change - no change at a cast or coloring This test has a single disadvantage. - you must have the piece in your hands - if y...
by Jal
Mon Apr 03, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Is it made in ivory or is faux?
Replies: 34
Views: 2777

Re: Is it made in ivory or is faux?

chonchon wrote:
Jal,
Nuestro foro da la bienvenida a los miembros de habla española así como otros idiomas.
Tenemos también una función de traducción.
Si usted desea escribir en español, entendemos y no hay problema.
:)


Oh nooo! I want to improve my english!! Thankyou!!!!! :)
by Jal
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Beginning Collecting
Topic: Is it made in ivory or is faux?
Replies: 34
Views: 2777

Re: Is it made in ivory or is faux?

Trying to understand what is behind Jal's persistence is not about quality of the carving but about quality of the false ivory and how is possible resine can simulate Chreger lines and the right cross path. yes, I know that have many faux netsukes with outstanding carving, but never one cheat me im...

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