Celluloid
Re: Bead precursors may have been gaskets or washers -- Rosanna Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: homj Mail author
01/26/2011, 10:30:28

From about 1900 to 1930 these disks were made from celluloid, a highly flammable material. There were many accidents with these necklaces in African villages when they were worn near fires. We have a reference to confirm this, as soon as we find it we will post it.



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