COROZO -Natural Ivory

by Moira November. 08, 2016 1170 views

Who would have thought that from this plant's seeds a natural ivory is used to make small sculptures and buttons!!!!

Corozo

Corozo


natural ivory

sculptures


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Jothindra Paranji 4 years, 9 months ago

Thousands of elephants are being killed for their tusks. This plant, if propogated by the various governments, could save the needless slaughtering of the magnificent animals.

Do you know the name of this?

4 years, 9 months ago Edited
Joe 4 years, 10 months ago

That's amazing!! Nice capture, Moira

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Antonio Gil 4 years, 10 months ago

Better than killing elephants isn't it? Thanks for sharing

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Moira Replied to Antonio Gil 4 years, 10 months ago

True.

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Jay Boggess 4 years, 10 months ago

Amazing! I've never heard of this plant! Never too old to learn something new....(((grin)))

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Moira Replied to Jay Boggess 4 years, 10 months ago

Neither had I before visiting this button museum.

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
Jay Boggess Replied to Moira 4 years, 10 months ago

:=D

Cheers!

4 years, 10 months ago Edited
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