Amber Worry Beads (Komboloi)
This beautiful,one of a kind set of worry beads,is made of Amber.
Weight: 34.5 grams
Amber is fossilized tree resin that has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times.
Much valued from antiquity to the present as a gemstone, amber is made into a variety of decorative objects.
Amber is used in jewelry.
It has also been used as a healing agent in folk medicine.
A full set of Greek worry beads is called Komboloi (meaning prayer).
Their uses include: relaxation, enjoyment, and generally passing the time,or as an amulet to guard against bad luck.