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 8gms for the metal accessories , the beads are all equal and this is a rare color , also please look at details. Please look at the photos as they speak for themselves. The condition is excellent except for minor scratches and wear from usage over the years. This is not recently carved or new bakelite , all original. Registered uninsured is 25 dollars which is something at your risk. The item "Antique Ottoman cherry amber faturan bakelite tested islamic prayer beads" is in sale since Saturday, October 24, 2015.
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 worldwide.