Old Plastic (or Bakelite) Beads, Strand D



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A wonderful find: a rare strand of amber-like early plastic from the 1920s. We're not sure, but it may be Bakelite, one of the first plastics made from synthetic components. This strand was traded in West Africa in the. Rare! 26" strand of approx 8-9mm x 5-8mm beads.