- Feb 11, 2009
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It would certainly stand to reason. The turquoise looks like it was sliced, though.Yes, the black trim in the DV-73 and 74 is "onyx." But, IIRC from Hans comments re: the materials used, some or all were "reconstituted" from pulverized materials (onyx, coral, turquoise). The natural stone/materials would be too hard to be used in a fret board that might need to be sanded, during a refret, for example.
Some of the faux turquoise looks pretty real... but is definitely softer than real stone: https://www.lmii.com/reconstituted-stone-inlay-material/2317-slab-recon-stone-turqoise.htmlIt would certainly stand to reason. The turquoise looks like it was sliced, though.