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1x Vintage Early Plastic Faux Tortoise Shell Beads (00743-001)

1x Vintage Early Plastic Faux Tortoise Shell Beads. These are quite a curiosity. They came to us with a batch of ojime beads, so it is possible that they too are also ojime or that they were strung alongside them on a necklace. The material they are made from is a very early plastic – possibly lucite, casein or galalith rather then bakelite as the ojime beads dated from the late 19th and early 20th century, i.e. predating the introduction of bakelite. Sold as a set of four beads, the larger beads are approximately 12mm hole-to-hole and the smaller beads are 10mm.

Purchasing Details

Colour Brown
Colour Group Brown
Size Assorted
Hole Diameter 2mm
Hole Orientation Central
Item Type Bead
Category Acrylic
Shape Round
Availability IN STOCK
Price per Pack of 4
1+ £12.00
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