You are presented here with an exceptional Prayer Bead Strand that is entirely hand carved by a master Bead carver in the traditional Ottoman style.
Close up of the pictures show the beautiful shape of the beads as well as the delicate carving which, with the main bead are of typical old ottoman carving.
A) Material : Rare Galalith of Transparent Marine Blue Color - Seldom seen
B)Tassel : Of same beads - very rare and elegant
C) General : 99 Beads of ottoman shape - BEYZI Bead size 8 x 6 mm
D) Total length : 56 cm - weight 17 grams.
Galalith, a milk protein plastic, was produced in a rainbow of brilliant colors and marbling patterns. It was used in France and Germany from the 20's to the 40's.
Once synthetic plastics were invented the production of Galalith ceased .
Galalith, which is milk-based, as opposed to chemically based, is actually is heavier than bakelite and has a much more polished finish.
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