shagreen

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shagreen

[sha′grēn]
(materials)
A leather made by pressing grains into the hide to create indentations.
The skin of certain sharks and rays containing small knobs.
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Nail in Blend Yves Saint Laurent La Laque Cou-ture in 52 Blue Galuchat, PS18.50, Debenhams (www.debenhams.com) Nails Inc Alexa Cashmere Polish, PS15 (www.nailsinc.com)
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Jean-Claude Galuchat, principal maestro talabartero del rey Louis XV, que fue el primero en Francia en utilizar este cuero exotico para equipar los objetos mas preciosos.
Deco comes in three finishes, including ivory, which is meant to look like antique scrimshaw; Galuchat, the French word for "sharkskin" or "stingray"; and Pallisander, a rosewood.
Mipdoc panel: "The Factual Boom: Getting the Right Gear for the Genre." Speakers: Alex Holmes, creative director of documentaries, BBC; Nobuo Isobe, senior producer, satellite and high-vision broadcasting dept., NHK, Japan; Uwe Kersken, M.D., Gruppe 5 Filmproduktion, Germany; Stephane Milliere, prexy, Gedeon Programmes, France (Martinez Hotel, Galuchat II lounge)
The snow-setting process, in which the gem-setter places each stone one at a time in relation to its neighbors, without an explicit plan beforehand, creates an organic-looking surface that echoes the matching galuchat strap.
As an example, the Philippines is known worldwide for a very special kind of leather manufacturing process called Galuchat or Shagreen.
Other highlights include a commode in green galuchat, malachite and silvered bronze by AndrA Groult (estimate: EUR250,000-350,000) and an exquisite bonheur du jour cabinet in pale cream-green galuchat and ebony by Paul Iribe (estimate: EUR400,000-600,000).
Anne Wood" (creative director, U.K.'s Ragdoll); interviewed by Torin Douglas, media correspondent, BBC News (Martinez Hotel, Galuchat Lounge II)