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Capiz Cat Bookmark

Kitty keeps your place in the book. Cat-themed bookmark is handcrafted from capiz shell and wire. Capiz is the thin shell of a marine mollusk. First artisans wash and soak shells. After the shells have dried, they are cut into shapes and edged with metal wire. A finishing coat of varnish completes this labor-intensive process. Before glass windows became available in the Philippines, capiz was used for windows in houses. Makes a great gift for a friend who loves felines. - Capiz shell, brass - Assorted colors, let us choose: Orange face, cream & black eyes, antique brown wire; Black face, blue-green and light brown eyes, silver plated wire; Smoked capiz face, cream & black eyes, antique brown wire - 5Lx2W inches - Made in Philippines
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