Try the bead reamer exercise
Re: bone or ivory?? -- Luann Udell Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Rosanna Post Reply
05/05/2019, 10:39:43

I suspect these are faux ivory Celluloid beads.

If you have a bead reamer, try reaming the hole in one. A strong scent of camphor will indicate Celluloid. A more remote possibility is celluose acetate, in which case the odor is of vinegar. If you get basically no odor, then bone or ivory are the top candidates.

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