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Amber and Silver Bottle Cork: Ethnic Middle Eastern

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North Egremont, MA 01230-2284
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Amber and Silver Bottle Cork:  Ethnic Middle Eastern

Measurements: TOTAL HEIGHT: 3 1/2" - Diameter of largest amber bead: 1" - TOTAL WEIGHT: 1 ounce

Tested and guaranteed as both (Baltic) amber and silver.

The original cork has dried and separated. I will replace the cork for the buyer, but I wanted to photograph the item in its original condition.

The silver wires forming the connections are all braided - adding a subtle design element,

The discs (3/4" diameter) are not the more usual ethnic silver coins, but rather actual jewelry components.

Great variegated butterscotch color - usually referred to as Baltic amber.

Use this piece as a bottle cork, or remove the cork and wear it as a pendant/amulet.

Amber is used for its magnificent healing power for treating joint pain, arthritic ailments, and even teething pain for children.

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