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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
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This is an approx 24 inch necklace that looks like mother of

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This is an approx 24 inch necklace that looks like mother of pearl or some cloudy irredescent color it weighs 76.68 grams and has a screw back clasp.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 10 months ago.

Hello Sherry,

This is a 1960-70 era strand of Thermoset beads.

This type of screw clasp was used during this period

and Thermoset was a type of plastic resin that could be

made in all colors and in this case made to look a bit like pearls.

This necklace has a value of $30 to $45.00 retail.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
they are heavy glass beads ?
Expert:  Rarewares replied 10 months ago.

Thermoset is a type of formed plastic, not glass.

It is known to be heavy.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
These are for sure no plastic they are cold and clang on teeth