Ottoman cherry red amber faturan bakelite complete tested islamic prayer beads
This is a beautiful unusual red dark cherry amber opaque bakelite FATURAN islamic prayer beads. 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 revealing a yellow stain. I believe were carved in the early 1930s. The cord is nylon thick 1.5mm and will stay there a lifetime. The total weight is 95 gms allow a few grams for the metal accessories , the beads are barrel shape and vary a little size as they are hand carved and measure 17x15mm on average , the color are various hues of red due to oxidation with age. 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 some pitting original to the beads and minor scratches with no cracks or defects , some wear from usage over the years.
This is not recently carved or new bakelite , all original. This is not new lathe from old material , old carving hard to find , absolutely no defects.
The item "Ottoman cherry red amber faturan bakelite complete tested islamic prayer beads" is in sale since Friday, January 05, 2018. 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.
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