Monday, March 30, 2009


Ancient banded agate bead.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009


Ancient Bhaisajyaguru dZi (banded agate).

Tibetan women in Darjeeling (1920s or 1930s)

Tuesday, March 17, 2009


A newly created Chung dZi of unsual quality. 34.81 mm x 12.47 mm

Saturday, March 14, 2009


 Tibetan pilgrim (1920s).

Friday, March 13, 2009


Ancient three eyed dZi bead.

Tibetan woman (Darjeeling) c 1910 to 1920s.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009


Very old rosewood mala with ivory and conch (chank shell) guru bead.

 Ancient banded agates.

Ancient decorated agate bead with lotus design.

Friday, March 06, 2009


Ancient Tasso dZi 17.71 mm length x 13.29 mm

Tuesday, March 03, 2009


Ancient four striped decorated agate beads (Sourced in Nepal).

A pair of ancient damaged three eyed dZi beads.

Ancient Chung or Chong dZi.

Monday, March 02, 2009


Ancient carnelian Longevity beads.

Ancient stone bead with bands of translucent quartz. The opaque milky white stripes are the base colour of the stone. They are not to be confused with the decorated stripes we find on other stone beads.

Ancient decorated carnelian beads.

Ancient quartz and carnelian eye bead.