Vintage Bedouin Bakelite Beads Necklace

$165.00

An impressive Bedouin Bakelite amber beads necklace from the Arabian Peninsula with a large squarish hirz or amulet holder.  The hirz is sealed and the bakelite beads have darkened patches which happens when Bakelite is subjected to heat. The bell dangles make a nice noise with movement. The necklace has a hook and eye closure. 

  • The pendant measures 6 x 10 cm (2 1/2 x 4") with bails and dangles.
  • Length of the necklace is 66 cm (26").
  • Weight is 195 grams.

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