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Glossary of Militaria
Militaria glossary

Militaria: Information about the Military items that we have discovered.


Glossary of Materials
Materials glossary

Materials: What are things made from? A list of the various materials that items can be made from.

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Abalone

Abalone - Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell with a row of holes along the outer edge.
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Agate

Semi Precious Stone
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Aluminium

Aluminium - Pure Metal -Symbol Al -A silvery-white, ductile metallic element, the most abundant in the earth's crust but found only in combination, chiefly in bauxite
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Amber

Amber
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Amethyst

Purple Semi Precious Stone
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Ash

Ash
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Aurora Borealis

Multicolured Irridescent Diamante
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Bakelite

Bakelite - Protected Trade name of man made resin and plastic.
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Basse-Taille

Decorative Translucent Enamelling achieved by filling areas or etched, engraved or carved areas of metal.
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Beads

Beads or Beading - Usually Glass or Plastic based
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Bone

Bone
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Box Wood

Box Wood
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Brass

Brass - Metal alloy made from Copper and Zinc
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Brocade

Cloth Material Pattern
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Bronze

Bronze - Metal alloy made from Copper and another base metal other than zinc.
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Butterfly Wing

Butterfly Wing - Amazonian Blue Morphio Butterfly with a wing span of 9 inches
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Cabochon

Cabochon - Rounded Stone without Facets
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Cameo

Cameo - A gem or shell carved in relief, especially one in which the raised design and the background consist of layers of contrasting colours
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Cast Steel

Cast Steel
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Celluloid

Celluloid - Trademark thermoplastic material usually substituted for tortoise-shell, ivory or horn.
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Chromium

Chromium - Symbol Cr - A lustrous, hard, steel-gray metallic element, resistant to tarnish and corrosion and found primarily in chromite.
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Citrine

Clear Yellow Semi Precious Sone
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Cloth

Fabric or material formed by weaving, knitting, pressing, or felting natural or synthetic fibers.
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Copper

Copper - Pure Metal - Symbol Cu - A ductile, malleable, reddish-brown metallic element that is an excellent conductor of heat and electricity
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Coral

Coral - Natural Shell from Sea Creature
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Corenelian

Orange Semi Precious Sone
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Crocodile Skin

Crocodile Skin
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Crystal

Clear Semi Precious Stone
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Damascene

Damasene - is the application of interlacing gold on iron or steel to produce beautiful decorative designs
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Diamante

Faux Diamond like stone. Various Colours
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Diamond

Diamond - Girls Best Friend - An extremely hard, highly refractive crystalline form of carbon that is usually colorless and is used as a gemstone and in abrasives, cutting tools, and other applications
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Early Plastic

Generic Plastic Materials 1900's to 1950's
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Emerald

Emerald - A brilliant green to grass-green transparent variety of beryl, used as a gemstone.
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Enamel

Enamel - A vitreous, usually opaque, protective or decorative coating baked on metal, glass, or ceramic ware
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Faux Pearls

Manmade Fake Pearls
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Feather

Bird Feathers
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Felt

Felt - Cloth Material cut to look like fur
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Filigree

Filigree - Ornate Lace Like Metalwork
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Foil

Foil - Thin Metallic Layer usually reflective
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Fur

Animal Fur - The thick coat of soft hair covering the skin of a mammal
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Garnet

Semi Precious Red Stone
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Glass

Glass - materials with highly variable optical properties that solidify from molten without crystallization, are typically made by silicates fusing with other materials
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Gold

Gold - Precious Metal - Symbol Au - A soft, yellow, corrosion-resistant element, the most malleable and ductile metal
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Gold Filled

Jewelry or other item with a sheet of gold applied to its surface.
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Gold Plate

Electroplating of Gold onto another metal invented in 1840
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