This is a beautiful RARE genuine antique natural Kahraman amber islamic prayer beads, this is not synthetic , pressed , reconstituted or amber powder. It is solid old antique natural amber. The color is accurate in the photos deep opaque oxidizing colors of varying patination as expected from such an item of over 100m years old!!!!!!!! You will not find another one , this prayer beads have been tested by a hot needle in an inconspicuous place revealing 100% amber.I believe they originate from Indian areas or arabian peninsula. The beads vary but are for the most part are 16x11mm , some are larger and some are smaller but range between 18and 15mm in length , the beads also vary in form and they are sort of flattened rather than round circumferentially. The cord is nylon thick 1.5mm and will stay there a lifetime. The total weight is 43gms , the beads vary as they are hand carved and 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 minor scratches with no cracks or defects , some minor rougness wear near the holes on some beads but no cracks. This is from usage over the years.
The item "RARE Antique genuine Kahraman natural amber islamic prayer beads" is in sale since Thursday, August 11, 2016. 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.