Cherry Bakelite 65grams Faturan Necklace Prayer Beads. 28"Long end to end, hangs 13" tests yellow on swab.The graduated beads on this one are smaller which looks better. Bakelite amber classification: light shows through displaying swirls.
Faturan is the blend of chemicals and technique which were all unique to each jewelry house pre-1940. Excellent Condition, original tan/yellowish string. 46 graduated beads plus the large center bead.
The screw back is original and firm, not worn. The oriing has yellow tinge due to the bakelite wearing on it similar to semichrome test. Swab test resulted in yellow residue on semichrome swab. There are no small beads between the strung beads to prevent bumping. The item "RARE Deco Cherry Amber Bakelite 65gr Necklace Prayer Beads Faturan.Tested" is in sale since Sunday, December 27, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Fine\Art Nouveau/Art Deco 1895-1935\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "treasurechest3" and is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. This item can be shipped to United States, to Canada, to United Kingdom, DK, RO, SK, BG, CZ, FI, HU, LV, LT, MT, EE, to Australia, GR, PT, CY, SI, to Japan, to China, SE, KR, ID, to Taiwan, ZA, TH, to Belgium, to France, to Hong Kong, to Ireland, to Netherlands, PL, to Spain, to Italy, to Germany, to Austria, RU, IL, to Mexico, to New Zealand, SG, NO, SA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, TR, BR, CL, CO.