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Material Substitutes

With the recent restrictions of the Lacey Act, certain materials are going to be more difficult to obtain and use. Here is a list of materials that do not fall under CITES or Fish and Wildlife restrictions that would be suitable substitutes:

ivoroid Ivoroid

(cellulose nitrate)

Reconstituted Stone, banded Ivory Banded Ivory

(Reconstituted stone)

synthetic tortoiseshell Synthetic tortoiseshell

(cellulose nitrate)

Reconstituted Stone, Honey Jaspar Honey Jaspar

(Reconstituted stone)

Boltaron (Plastic) Boltaron (Plastic) Rhodenite Rhodenite

(Reconstituted stone)

synthetic mother of pearl Synthetic Mother of Pearl

(cellulose nitrate)

Chinese Turquoise Chinese Turquoise
(Reconstituted stone)
Corian Corian Pink Coral Pink Coral

(Reconstituted stone)

Speckled Amber Speckled Amber

(Reconstituted stone)

Blue Jean Lapis Blue Jean Lapis

(Reconstituted stone)

Banded Malachite Banded Malachite

(Reconstituted stone)

Azurite Malachite Azurite Malachite

(Reconstituted stone)

Acrylic
Acrylic and Polyester – Multiple colors, opacity and textures

Acrylic