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 "VTG Islamic Prayer Beads Tesbih Faturan Butterscotch/Cherry Amber Bakelite 33" is in sale since Saturday, October 01, 2016.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.