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In Photos: Precious Japanese turtle shell crafts something to treasure

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A polished teardrop-shaped bekko pendant which was made after attaching two shell pieces via thermocompression bonding is seen at Isogai Bekko Senmonten in Tokyo's Sumida Ward on April 13, 2021. Its shine and luster would not make one think that the pendant was originally two pieces. (Mainichi/Akinori Miyamoto)

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