Friday, February 27, 2009


Ancient two eyed dZi bead.

Above is a collection of smaller ancient heirloom
dZi with two and three eyes (20 mm and less).

Various ancient dZi beads.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Ancient dZi beads. Includes: Tasso dZi, Tiger dZi, Vajra or 
diamond eye dZi, Two Eyed dZi (with buddha eyes).

Various ancient agate and carnelian beads. Including: Nine eyed dZi with end damage, various two eyed dZi beads, Phum dZi, various Chung dZi, Tasso dZi, decorated carnelian and various Luk Mik dZi (decorated and undecorated).

Tuesday, February 24, 2009


Ancient Indus Valley agate bead. 53 mm x 10 mm

A superior quality 'NEW' bow shaped Chung dZi. 52 mm x 20 mm

Monday, February 23, 2009


Ancient agate eye bead.



Ancient agate bead with carved decoration.

Sunday, February 22, 2009


Tibetan or Bhutanese woman (Darjeeling). c1910s

Saturday, February 21, 2009


Tibetan Chodpa (c1930s)

Ancient decorated carnelian bead.

Ancient decorated carnelian.

Various ancient beads.

Friday, February 20, 2009




Ancient Carnelian bead 50.66 mm x 13.11 mm

Ancient carnelian bead 55.17 mm x 12.37 mm

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


Tibetan woman (Darjeeling) c1930s.

Various ancient beads.

Sunday, February 08, 2009


"Bhutia or Bhutanese Types & Costumes" (print published 1884)

Friday, February 06, 2009


Ancient stone (agatized) bead with zig zag decoration. This particular bead came out of Burma but similar beads are also found in Tibet and the Himalayan regions. A Tibetan would regard this bead as a type of Chung dZi.