Marvelous Materials Mod 1.16.5, 1.15.2 adds several types decorative building blocks, a new biome, and new crafting items to the game.

Marvelous Materials Mod

The biome, which is called The Ornamental Forest, is full of colorful trees. The trees vary in sizes, and some have vines that naturally grow on them. Throughout the forest, glowing mushrooms can be found growing on trees. This helps to light your way while you’re exploring the forest. The tree leaves can be harvested for their blossoms, using a special pair of pruning shears. The blossoms can then be pulverized into pigment, using a Mortar & Pestle, or they can be used as decorations to place in special vases.

The pigments created from the blossoms are used to color clay for bricks, or to make stain for colored wood blocks. There are several new gemstone ores, which drop chunks of gemstone that can be broken up into fragments using the Mortar & Pestle. The fragments can then be used with grout to create decorative tile blocks.

The trees can be harvested for saplings, the same way as normal trees can be. There are also 2 new potions, which require essences that can be found by chopping wood, harvesting blossoms, or mining ores. The potions give you double drops on wood logs and ores, or give you the ability to harvest blossoms without pruning shears.


Tree Types:

  • Cedar: Warm brown colored bark, with warm, reddish wood on the inside.  Foliage: bright green, non-flowering.
  • Crabapple: Pale brown bark, with grayish wood on the inside.  Foliage: dark pink/bright red flowers.
  • Dogwood: Light brown bark, with warm, pinkish wood inside.  Foliage: pink/white flowers.
  • Jacaranda: Warm tan colored bark, with bright, godenrod colored wood.  Foliage: purple and pink flowers.
  • Laburnum: Dark brown bark, with yellow/brown rings and yellow/brown streaked wood.  Foliage: yellow flowers.
  • Paulownia: Grayish-brown bark, with very pale, cool toned wood.  Foliage: cyan/blue flowers/vines.
  • Carolina Silverbell: Dark  brown, orange and green-striped bark, with warm peach-colored wood inside.  Foliage: White flowers/vines.
  • Wisteria: Dark brown/gray streaked bark, with pale, warm white wood inside.  Foliage: blue/violet flowers/vines.

Ores: (All ores can be found in every biome)

  • Amethyst: Purple
  • Aventurine: Green
  • Carnelian: Orange
  • Chalcopyrite: Teal/Iridescent
  • Citrine: Yellow
  • Jade: Pale Green
  • Jasper: Bright Red
  • Labradorite: Turquoise/Yellow
  • Mica: White/Iridescent
  • Moonstone: Pale Blue/Iridescent
  • Rose Quartz: Pale Pink
  • Sodalite: Dark Blue


  • Gatherer’s Glee: Created by brewing Earthen Essence with a Mundane Potion. This potion gives you double the amount of drops of all logs and ores. Duration: 45 seconds.
  • Floral Fortune: Created by brewing Floral Essence with a Mundane Potion. This potion allows you to bypass using the pruning shears (which break after around 24 uses).  Duration: 45 seconds.

Block List:

  • All new tree types: logs, leaves, saplings, vines (except cedar), planks, slabs, stairs, fences, gates.
  • Ornamental Grass: Found in the Ornamental Forest.  Available with flowers or  without.
  • Ornamental Dirt:  Found in the Ornamental Forest. It is darker than normal dirt.
  • Fairy Glow-Cup: Bio-luminescent mushroom that only grows on trees in the Ornamental Forest. Can only be harvested by Silk-Touch tools.
  • Ores: Amethyst, Aventurine, Carnelian, Chalcopyrite, Citrine, Jade, Jasper, Labradorite, Mica, Moonstone, Rose Quartz, Sodalite.
  • Colored wood blocks: planks, slabs, stairs, fences, gates–16 colors.  Created by staining wood blocks.
  • Colored bricks (normal): blocks, slabs, stairs–16 colors.  Crafted from colored clay bricks.
  • Colored bricks (large): blocks, slabs, stairs–16 colors.  Crafted from colored clay blocks.
  • Colored clay: blocks–16 colors.
  • Clay Vases:  Tree Blossoms can be placed inside these for decoration. These do not work with flowers, only blossoms.  16 colors.
  • Doors: 6 styles, all vanilla woods, all mod woods, and 16 colors.

Item List:

  • Pruning Shears:  These are used to harvest blossoms from flowering trees.  Crafted from Iron Ingots. Good for 24 uses or so.
  • Mortar & Pestle:  Used to crush ores into fragments, and blossoms into pigments. Crafted from Iron Nuggets and Ingots. Good for about 32 uses.
  • Tree Blossoms: Crabapple, Dogwood, Jacaranda, Laburnum, Paulownia, Carolina Silverbell, Wisteria.  Can be placed inside vases as decorations.
  • Pigments: 16 colors
  • Colored Clay: 16 colors
  • Colored Clay Bricks: 16 colors
  • Colored Clay Mix (for large bricks): 16 colors
  • Colored Clay Vase (unfired): must be placed in a furnace to harden before use.
  • Dye Bath (must be heated to become colored stain): 16 colors
  • Colored Wood Stain: 16 colors
  • Door plans: 6 styles (crafted from paper and ink sacs)
  • Dark Iron Mix:  Combining Charcoal with Iron Nuggets makes a dark colored  Iron mix, ready to be smelted into an ingot.
  • Dark Iron Ingot:  These are used to create the Dark Iron Inlay for doors.
  • Dark Iron Inlay (for making door style 4)
  • Gemstone Chunks: Amethyst, Aventurine, Carnelian, Chalcopyrite, Citrine, Jade, Jasper, Labradorite, Mica, Moonstone, Rose Quartz, Sodalite.  These drop when mining their corresponding ores.
  • Gemstone Fragments: Amethyst, Aventurine, Carnelian, Chalcopyrite, Citrine, Jade, Jasper, Labradorite, Mica, Moonstone, Rose Quartz, Sodalite. They are obtained by crushing Gemstone Chunks with the Mortar & Pestle.
  • Mica Powder:  Obtained by pulverizing Mica Fragments with the Mortar & Pestle. This item is used for making white pigment.
  • Grout:  Combined with Gemstone Fragments and Concrete Block to make a decorative mosaic tile block.
  • Whitewash: This will lighten any type of wood block, be it vanilla wood or mod wood, to prepare it for staining.
  • Earthen Essence: Used for Gatherer’s Glee Potion, (rare) drop from logs and ores
  • Floral Essence: Used for Floral Fortune Potion, (rare) drop from harvesting blossoms
  • Maiden’s Materials Manual: An easy to read, illustrated guide to getting the most out of this mod. This item will immediately spawn in inventory upon creating a new world.


Stained Wood Blocks and the items used to craft them: The stained wood planks, slabs, stairs, fences, fence gates, shown in all 16 colors. Also shown are the pigments, dye baths, stains and corresponding vases.

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Colored Clay Bricks and the items used to craft them: Colored Clay Bricks, in both normal and large, blocks, slabs and stairs. Shown in all 16 colors. Also shown are the colored clays, colored clay mixes and colored clay blocks.

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Gemstone Ores and Gemstone Tile Blocks: Gemstone ores shown with all 6 styles of each corresponding gemstone tile block.

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Tree logs and associated blocks: Tree logs, leaves and vines. Wooden planks, slabs, stairs, fences, fence gates from the tree woods. Also shown are the tree blossoms, and saplings for each tree.

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Colored Clay Vases: The vases that can hold pruned tree blossoms. Shown in all 16 colors, with various blossoms.

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Wood Doors: Doors crafted from all of the vanilla woods, plus the mod woods. Shown in all 6 styles.

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Stained wood doors: Shown in all 16 styles, all 16 colors for each style.

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Various Mod items: More of the items used in this mod, including the pruning shears and mortar& pestle. Also shown is the Ornamental Grass, which is found in the Ornamental Forest.

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Example house

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Book view: Some of the pigment recipes shown in the Marvelous Materials Manual.

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Ornamental Forest

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