By diplomatic (and mercenary) arts I gained admittance to three, one of which has walls studded with jasper and mother-of-pearl.
One moment he lay there, glowing like mother-of-pearl, a rare fish, fresh from the sea.
So Larry chose the happy medium and pressed the mother-of-pearl button of 1142.
Once he crossed his eyes at me, meditatively, above the mother-of-pearl rims.
A kind of viola d'amore of the Hardanger peasants in Norway, inlaid with mother-of-pearl and ivory.
The slant rays of the sun struck them and turned them mother-of-pearl.
They are covered all over with gold-leaf, and the eyes of the larger ones are made of mother-of-pearl.
Harpoons, made of cane, were used to catch fish, and fish-hooks of mother-of-pearl.
The Queen sent Nina a beautiful point-lace fan with mother-of-pearl sticks.
There was a great, full moon; and the sea was mother-of-pearl.
The hard, smooth, pearly layer on the inside of certain seashells, such as abalones and certain oysters. It is used to make buttons and jewelry. Also called nacre.