Tuesday, September 01, 2009


A new four striped decorated agate (above) from China. 49.71 mm x 15.19 mm


A new four eyed dZi from China. 50.33 mm x 15.08 mm

Ancient red jasper bead. Sourced in Nepal. 29.59 mm x 11.56 mm

Friday, August 28, 2009


Ancient decorated agate bead with cross design. 
Sourced in North India. 18 mm x 5 mm



A large undrilled ancient glass bead. Sourced in North India.


Ancient four stripe decorated chalcedony (left). Both undrilled 
beads were sourced in North India. approx 18 mm x 5 mm



Ancient decorated chalcedony bead with zig zag design. 
This is an undrilled bead and was sourced in North India. 
24 mm x 9 mm

Thursday, August 27, 2009


Ancient Phum dZi, matched Luk Mik and small round decoraed agates.

A new Double Sakor Namkor dZi. Taiwan 1990s


A large new three eyed dZi bead. China or Taiwan. 2005


A new six eyed dZi with diamond eyes. 1990s. Taiwan


A new six eyed dZi with diamond eyes. Early 1990s. Taiwan


A new striped dZi. 1990s. Taiwan


A new dZi with three eyes. Taiwan. 2008


A new three eyed dZi bead. Taiwan. Early 1990s


A new three eyed dZi bead. China or Taiwan 2007


New six eyed dZi bead. Taiwan. Early 1990s

Wednesday, August 26, 2009


Ancient damaged Chong dZi bead. 33.81 mm x 21.57 mm. 
When whole this bead would have been more 
than 100 mm in length


A large ceramic nine eyed dZi bead which was sourced in North India. Some Himalayan traders believe they were made in the early 20th century and are now not so common place. Dr Nebesky-Wojkowitz mentions that 'porcelain imitation' gZi beads were in circulation in the early 1950s and were made in either India or China 55.41 mm x 13.58 mm



Large freeform ancient agate bead.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009



A damaged ancient dZi. When this bead was whole it is likely it displayed four eyes. Two eyes remain on this portion. Sourced in Northern India 25.85 mm x 13.53 mm


A newly created decorated carnelian bead from China. Sourced in Nepal. approx 33 mm

A selection of new decorated agate beads from China or Taiwan. Similar designs are seen on ancient beads found in Burma (often labelled as Pyu beads) and the Himalayan regions. size approx 14 mm

A new three eyed dZi bead from China or Taiwan. Sourced in Nepal. 29.50 mm x 10.87 mm

Ancient banded agate bead. Sourced in Nepal. 21.13 mm x 9.72 mm

This is a newly created Tasso dZi. 18.59 mm x 10.81 mm

Ancient banded chalcedony or onyx beads. 
Sourced in Nepal. centre bead approx 20 mm x 12.45 mm


Huge high quality banded agate bicone bead. This is a new bead sourced 
in Nepal and originating from China. It imitates ancient agates 
from the Indus Valley.  65.48 mm x 15.55 mm

Thursday, August 20, 2009


Large ancient banded agate bead. Sourced in Nepal.

Ancient Chong dZi. Sourced in Nepal.

Ancient blue chalcedony beads.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009


Ancient agate eye bead. Sourced in Nepal.

Ancient decorated carnelians. Sourced in Nepal.

Ancient decorated stone beads. Sourced in Nepal.

Ancient decorated beads. Sourced in Nepal.

Ancient decorated carnelian beads. Sourced in Nepal.

New agate eye bead from China.

Sunday, August 16, 2009


Yogi from Sikkhim (c1915).

Ancient Phum dZi. 32.60 mm x 11.83 mm