Early original Faturan before 1940 Bakelite Cherry Amber prayer beads. 33 beads plus 2 cutters with imame.Simichrome, hot needle, and smell tests all positive. The beads are marbled, and have swirls and clouds (damari) inside when viewed in light. All beads and imame are in good condition, but there are scratches, cracks, little holes, and test burns in a couple of beads. The imame and one bead (see pic#5) maybe look as if they have been professionaly repaired in the past.
Total weight is approximately 66 grams. The tassel is silver and old. What you see in the pictures is exactly what you will get.
The item "Original Faturan Bakelite Cherry Amber 66gr Prayer Beads Damari Tesbih Necklace" is in sale since Saturday, January 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiquitäten & Kunst\Volkskunst\Religiöse Volkskunst\Rosenkränze\Antike Originale vor 1945". The seller is "vcgont" and is located in Athens. This item can be shipped worldwide.