from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of shark's skin or shagreen usually dyed green, used to cover cases, boxes, etc. As prepared it retains the tubercles with which it is studded in the natural state.
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Lotus Arts de Vivre's pig stool may bring out one's inner child but is strong enough for a grown-up; it's made of tough stingray galuchat leather, with touches of sterling silver ($7,500; lotusartsdevivre. com).
The highest end are rose gold plated with galuchat straps.