Islamic prayer beads Baltic amber rosary. All beads are natural, genuine Baltic amber. Tassel is made of silk string. Beads measures 14x9.8mm, weights 35 grams, length with tassel 41cm / 16inch.
Although considered a gem, amber is a wholly-organic substance , material derived from the resin of pine trees. In the dense forests of region now covered by the Baltic Sea, periods, between 10 and 100 million years ago , these resin-bearing trees fell and were carried by rivers to coastal regions of Lithuania, western Russia and Poland. Trees and sticky clutches of conifer resins became covered with sediment, and over millions of years the sap resin evolved to a stable state , hardened into clear lumps.
Although many amber deposits remain in ocean and ground residue, genuine Baltic amber can be found today. For thousands of years, amber has been carved and worked into beads, jewelry, and other types of ornamentation. Valued for the astounding array of perfectly preserved fossils, insects, plants trapped inside. Amber fossils are life-like colors and patterns, warm to the touch develops static charge when rubbed.
When burned releases pine odor , floats in salt-saturated water, sinks in fresh water. The item "Islamic 33 Baltic amber prayer BARREL beads 35g R1311192" is in sale since Tuesday, November 19, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Islam\Prayer Beads". The seller is "amberguru" and is located in 00116.
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