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The bezels on each center stone are composed of acanthus leaves sculpted in gold.
The native black walnut, darkened with lamp black and oiled with linseed oil, was carved with life-like birds, flowers and acanthus leaves that can be seen on so much of their work.
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Origin and Etymology of acanthus
First Known Use: 1551See Words from the same year
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