Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Ancient decorated and undecorated Bhaisajyaguru beads.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Ancient black and white dZi with single decorated stripe.

 Ancient single stripe dZi beads.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Tibetan pilgrim. c1920s

Very large ancient decorated stone eye bead (center) from Burma. size 23.76 mm

Old gau with a Vajra Yogini Tsa Tsa.

Ancient Chung dZi with rare decoration (center).

Ancient decorated carnelian with three eyes.

Ancient banded agate with modern gold cap.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Ancient carnelian with the longevity decoration.

Ancient Bhaisajyaguru beads. 12 mm to 15 mm

Ancient banded agates or Bhaisajyaguru dZi beads.

Ancient Indo-Tibetan agate beads.

Ancient decorated Luk Mik dZi bead.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Tibetan woman with necklaces of coral and dZi.

Saturday, September 05, 2009

Ancient two eyed dZi bead. 39 mm x 14 mm

The giant Pema Raka bead measures 88.36 mm x 75 mm

Ancient agate bead with natural red coral.

A newly created bow shaped banded agate bead.
Made in China. approx 40 mm x 18 mm

A new decorated carnelian disc bead. Sourced in Nepal. approx 30 mm diamater.

Antique turquoise beads. Sourced in Nepal.

New bow shaped dZi. Sourced in North India.

Antique natural undyed coral . Traded from the mediterranean 
to Tibet and the Himalayan regions.

Rare quality natural red coral (9 mm) and turquoise. This is the most sought after shape and coral colour in Tibet and the Himalayan regions. Compare this colour with the more orange coral (see above), which is also found in the Himalayan regions.

Friday, September 04, 2009

Ancient patinised agate bead. Sourced in Nepal.

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