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Aged Imitation Ivory

Starting with a polished imitation ivory piece, heat until warm to the touch.
Apply brown shoe polish.
Let cool.
Re-heat until slightly warm to touch.
Let Cool.
Buff with #0000 steel wool.

The amount of patina can be varied by using more/less heat and heavier/lighter application of shoe polish.
As always, a little experimentation is called for!