Antique Faturan Cherry Amber Bakelite Beaded Necklace. Provenance: from the high end estate of a Renowned art collector and Philanthropist. Rare Gorgeous Antique Faturan Bakelite Cherry Amber Beaded Sterling Silver Necklace. Simichrome tests positive for the presence of phenol resin. This necklace is crafted with handmade sterling beads in elongated bamboo motifs.
There are also round sterling beads. There is a very pale gold hue to these 925 silver beads.
Dark cherry faturan barrell beads are strung throughout the necklace with the largest one set in the center. All the beads are strung on a silk type cord and finished with a very ornate handmade clasp.
The faturan beads feature a dark rich red cherry color. Extremely rare and beautiful high quality antique Faturan necklace. Wearable length of about 40 inches. Largest Faturan Bead is about 30mm or 1.18 inch long × 26mm or 1.02 inch wide. Other faturan Beads are about 14mm long × 12 or 13mm wide.Elongated Silver beads are about 22mm long. The Silver tests Positive for high quality 925 Sterling Silver. Beautiful antique collectible necklace for any fine antique collection. Thank you and do look at my other jewelry from vintage to antiques.