39 grams on my scale. Some light swirls are visible when the bead is held in front of a strong light. 20s-40s Materials: genuine vintage faturan bakelite (test positive with Simichrome and hot water) Weight approx. 39 grams Condition: good antique condition, light wear and scratches consistent with age, one small chip next to the hole, on one side (see picture). All items come from a non-smoking and pet-free environment.
Please note that the actual weight of the bead is approx. The picture shows 41 grams but my scale was not adjusted properly at the time of the picture. After verification and a second test, the correct weight is 39 grams.The item "Antique Huge Red Cherry Amber Bakelite Faturan Barrel Loose Prayer Bead 39 Grams" is in sale since Sunday, December 11, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Islam\Prayer Beads". The seller is "4luna" and is located in Genève. This item can be shipped worldwide.