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

Thursday, October 04, 2012

A red ancient banded agate bead with deep end
 wear from being strung with other beads.
approx 22 mm

Monday, October 01, 2012

Ancient Banded Agate Bead

A Tibetan thangka painting of the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal 
wearing a necklace of coral and dZi.