Sunday, July 29, 2012

Ancient Decorated Carnelian and Sardonyx
Sourced in Nepal

Ancient translucent agate bead.
Sourced in Nepal.
33 mm x 11 mm

A pair of 'new' Sakor Namkor dZi
 Sourced in Nepal.
Origin: Taiwan or China

Postcard of a Tibetan man holding a
Prayer Wheel. A Phurba can also
be seen tucked inside his
belt. 1910s

Postcard of a Tibetan woman in Sikkim. 1930s

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Ancient Chong dZi with two zones of colour.
Sourced in Nepal.
16 mm x 7 mm

Thursday, July 19, 2012

A newly created Tasso dZi bead.
From China or Taiwan
Sourced in Nepal.
31 mm x 11 mm

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Antique hand carved human bone pendant with damage to one side.  Displays a seated Buddha Shakymani in the earth touching mudra.This piece would have originally been part of a Tibetan tantric ritual apron.