This is a handmade Ethiopian Silver Prayer Bead Tassel, measuring 1.5" (38mm) long by 0.5625" (14mm) in diameter with a 0.125" (3mm) hole. The hollow, lightweight bead has a round top with a dotted center line and a tubular bottom with a dotted collar. Traditionally, this elongated or baluster bead is attached to a circle of Islamic prayer beads (musbaha) and has a long colorful yarn tassel. It appears to be made of a metal alloy, possibly coin silver. Age is unknown, but the bead appears not to be new. This Ethiopian Silver Prayer Bead Tassel is in Very Good condition with natural imperfections.