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Silk Worm Life Cycle on White Mulberry - Kagamibuta Netsuke

Janel Jacobson

2015    Size   H: 0.7 in  W: 2.3 in  

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Made from a gift of wood from an enthusiast of this particular wood, the theme was a suggestion by this person. The leaves of the White Mulberry (Shimakuwa) are the silk worms' food source. This mulberry wood has a spectacular chatoyance. It is quite difficult to capture the flash of the chatoyance in both the light and dark woods with photography. Material: Shimakuwa - White Mulberry from Japan

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