This is a beautiful RARE cherry amber bakelite FATURAN islamic prayer beads. The color is accurate in the photos deep opaque burgundy , rare color , these barrel beads each measuring 9.5mmx8mm on average. You will not find another one , this prayer beads have been tested by a hot needle in an inconspicuous place revealing 100% bakelite smell results and have been tested with simichrome with ensuing yellow stain. I believe were carved in the early 1900s.The cord is nylon thick 1.5mm and will stay there a lifetime. The total weight is 60gms , remove about 5 gms for the metal accessories , the beads are all equal but vary as they are hand carved and this is a rare color and rare form , also please look at details.
Please look at the photos as they speak for themselves. The condition is excellent except for minor scratches with no cracks or defects , some wear from usage over the years. This is not recently carved or new bakelite , all original. The item "Antique cherry amber bakelite faturan tested islamic 66 prayer beads" is in sale since Saturday, October 5, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Islam\Prayer Beads".
The seller is "akojrmd" and is located in Reisterstown, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.