Item: Islamic Prayer Bead Rope/Strand composed of 33 small beads (26 Faturan/Bakelite plus 7 Natural Turquoise), 2 spacers, 1 large Imam bead, 1 large Turquoise bead. These prayer beads are also referred to as.
Sibha, Komboloi Tasbih or Misbaha and sometimes referred to as worry beads. The necklace is finished with 3 silver chains which each have one Ottoman coin/medallion suspended from the end. Color: a swirled/striated dark Butterscotch/Burnt Orange with some Cherry Red. Appears opaque but is translucent when held in front of light (see pictures).
Tests positive for Bakelite with Formula 409 (See picture with yellowed Q-Tip). It also emits a slight odor when run under hot tap water.
Total Length End to End: approximately 15 from string end to tip of coins. Bead sizes: Please refer to pictures with measuring tape.
Condition: Very good condition for age. Large Bakelite bead has a small chip to rim which I have photographed. Please feel free to ask me any questions that you may have. The item "Rare Islamic Prayer Beads Tesbih Faturan Butterscotch/Cherry Amber Bakelite 33" is in sale since Tuesday, January 31, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Religion & Spirituality\Islam\Prayer Beads".The seller is "thecastawaycouture" and is located in Duxbury, Massachusetts. 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, 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, PH, SG, to Switzerland, NO, SA, UA, AE, QA, KW, BH, HR, MY, CL, CO, CR, PA, TT, GT, HN, JM.