The legendary Faturan

Named after the 18th century Egyptian Chemist named Arava Esmaael Almail Faturan who invernted this blend of Amber and Bakelite - along with adding wine and cognac to give it colour. 
The most widely known types of Faturan are Marbled or Damar where the swirls, visible user light show the combination of direct types of Faturan being mixed creating the swirl effect.
With the original recipe lost in antiquity - the last genuine Faturan beads weee made up to the 1940s with production ending with the Second World War.