Thursday, December 27, 2012


Ancient Round Longevity dZi
12 mm

Thursday, December 13, 2012


 27 mm x 20 mm

Antique Turquoise
22 mm x 16 mm

Thursday, December 06, 2012


 Ancient Indus Valley Banded Agate Bead
39 mm x 26 mm


 Ancient Banded Agates or Suleimani Wrist Mala (11mm)




Ancient Chong dZi
20 mm x 10 mm

Tuesday, November 27, 2012


A rare agate or carnelian Gandharan statue that depicts the period in the
Buddha's life when he was engaged in the path of asceticism.
Dated on the Sotheby's website 
to be 3rd or 4th Century.

Friday, November 23, 2012


Ancient Round Longevity dZi
10 mm

Monday, November 19, 2012




Very Rare Ancient Tabular Agate Bead
Displays four raised eyes or Double
Infinity/Cross Design.
21 mm

Saturday, November 03, 2012



approx 40 mm x 17 mm

Newly created banded agate beads from China.

Friday, November 02, 2012


Old Lotus Seed Mala

Thursday, November 01, 2012




Antique Turquoise Bead
25 mm x 19 mm

Ancient banded agate bead.
30 mm x 25 mm

Ancient agate bicone disc bead. 
Decorated with a single stripe.
13 mm diameter

Wednesday, October 31, 2012




Ancient Banded Agate Beads

Tuesday, October 30, 2012



Ancient Phum dZi


Ancient Banded Agate
Indus Valley


Ancient decorated carnelian with dot design.


Rare decorated agate with Lotus design.

Happy Halloween!!

Photo: Old Himalayan bone beads carved 
in the shape of skulls.
17 mm

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


Ancient Banded Agates

Thursday, October 18, 2012


Ancient Phum dZi

Ancient Chong dZi
34 mm x 11 mm

Ancient damaged Chung dZi with silver end cap.

Ancient Agates

Ancient Banded Agate Bead
35 mm x 14 mm

Ancient Decorated Luk Mik dZi Bead
32 mm

Tuesday, October 16, 2012



Ancient glass beads imitating banded agate.

Ancient stone and glass beads.
Sourced individually in Nepal.
 

Saturday, October 13, 2012




Ancient Green Stone Turtle
36 mm x 23 mm

Wednesday, October 10, 2012










Stone head from the early Ming Dynasty
 Believed to be carved from agalmatolite.

36 mm x 23 mm