Vintage Bedouin Bakelite Amber Beads Necklace


An impressive Bedouin Bakelite amber beads necklace from the Arabian Peninsula with a large rectangular hirz or amulet holder.  The hirz is sealed and the bakelite beads are darkening in color which happens to Bakelite that is subjected to heat. The double bell dangles (5 pairs in total) make a nice noise with movement.

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

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