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The solit eevory eemage o Oor Lady o Manaoag in her imperial regalia. Genuine eevory is held mair valuable nor gowd amang Santero artisans. Pangasinan, Philippines.

Eevory is a haurd, white material frae the tusks (tradeetionally elephant's) an teeth o ainimals, that can be uised in airt or manufacturin. It conseests mainly o dentine (inorganic formula Ca10(PO4)6(CO3)·H2O)), ane o the pheesical structurs o teeth an tusks.