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A variety of ivory from the tusks (horn) of the Arctic male narwhal whale. It is coarse and marbled grey and white. In modern times it is used mainly in Japan, often to make Netsukes.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson