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CARVED STONE SEAL BEAD AMULEt (Stone Seal 01)

Price: £38 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Central Asia
Age: unknown
Width of Bead: 22mm approx

Length of Bead: 19mm approx

A carved stone seal bead depicting a mounted rider and horse as shown in the plaster cast in the photo. The bead is beautifuly carved but I do not know if it is truly ancient or a more modern copy.

Whether ancient or not, the bead is beautiful for jewllery making or as wearing as an ancestor amulet.


CARVED STONE SEAL BEAD AMULEt (Stone Seal 01)

Price: £38 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Central Asia
Age: unknown
Width of Bead: 24mm approx

Length of Bead: 19mm approx

A carved stone seal bead depicting a figure as shown in the plaster cast in the photo. The bead is beautifuly carved but I do not know if it is truly ancient or a more modern copy.

Whether ancient or not, the bead is beautiful for jewllery making or as wearing as an ancestor amulet.


ANCIENT BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 01)

Price: £45 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 600 - 1500 years approx
Diameter of Beads: 12-15mm approx

Orginal ancient, roughly round, natural banded agate beads with large, hand bored holes. They are all in good condition and are very special. As the beads are all handmade no two are exactly the same. Sizes vary a little bit.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as an ancestor amulet.


BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 02)

Price: £18 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 70 - 150 years approx
Length of Beads: 20-25mm approx

Width of Beads: 8-10mm approx

Natural banded agate beads with large holes. They are all in good condition and have a nice look and feel. As the beads are all handmade no two are exactly the same. Sizes vary a little bit.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as an ancestor amulet.


BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 03)

Price: £28 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 70 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 27mm approx

Width of Bead: 13mm approx

Attractive natural banded agate beads with a nice patina and in good condition.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as an amulet.


BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 04)

Price: £28 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 70 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 31mm approx

Width of Bead: 13-16mm approx

Attractive natural banded agate beads with a nice patina and in good condition.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as an amulet.


BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 05)

Price: £20 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 70 - 150 years approx
Length of Beads: 25mm approx

Width of Beads: 15mm approx

Attractive natural banded agate beads with a nice patina and in good condition.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 06)

Price: £20 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 70 - 150 years approx
Length of Beads: 30mm approx

Width of Beads: 13mm approx

Attractive natural banded agate beads with a nice patina and in good condition.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


BANDED AGATE BEAD (Agate 07)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 20 - 50 years approx
Length of Beads: 35mm approx

Width of Beads: 14mm approx

Attractive natural banded agate beads with a nice patina and in good condition.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


BANDED AGATE FACITED BEAD (Agate 07)

Price: £4 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: Recently Made
Diameter of Beads: 7-8mm approx

Small, round facited banded agate beads. Beautiful for jewllery making.


BANDED AGATE FACITED BEAD (Agate 07)

Price: £8 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: Recently Made
Diameter of Beads: 14mm approx

Length of Beads: 44mm approx

Banded agate bead.


BANDED AGATE FACITED BEAD (Agate 07)

Price: £8 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: Recently Made
Diameter of Beads: 12mm approx

Length of Beads: 33mm approx

Banded agate bead.


LARGE TIBETAN FAUX TURQUOISE NUGGET BEADS (Turquoise 01)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: Recently Made
Diameter of Beads: 20-25mm approx

A collection of 15 recently made, large Tibetan faux turquoise beads. Often beads like this are used in Tibet to make traditional large, spectacular turquoise and red coral necklaces - faux turquoise being far cheaper than real nuggets of this size. They look very convincing.

Ideal for use in craftwork.


WOMEN'S PROTECTION AMULET - LARGE NATURAL CORAL BEAD (Coral 01)

Price: £48 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Southern Europe, Middle East or Central Asia
Age: 100 - 200 years approx
Diameter of Beads: 23-26mm approx

These are large, old and rare pink Mediterranean coral amulet beads. They were probabably made in Southern Europe but could have been traded to many places in the world, as coral was traded all over the Middle East, Central Asia and and even as far away as Tibet and China.

Coral has been used as a protection amulet by women - especially pregnant women - for many centuries. If the bead is worn during preganacy, it is generally tied to the infant after birth, so as to pass on the protection to the child. This ancient tradition is found from Southern Europe to Central Asia.

These old beads probably come from Southern Europe or perhaps Turkey, but they could come form much further afield. They are real protection beads, and they are carved from solid natural, undyed pink coral. They all have 'dings' and natural cracks in them as coral often does, but they are solid and wearable with holes large enough for threading on a fine cord or chain.


WOMEN'S PROTECTION AMULET - MEDIUM NATURAL CORAL BEAD (Coral 02)

Price: £44 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Southern Europe, Middle East or Central Asia
Age: 100 - 200 years approx
Diameter of Beads: 21-22mm approx

These are large, old and rare pink Mediterranean coral amulet beads. They were probabably made in Southern Europe but could have been traded to many places in the world, as coral was traded all over the Middle East, Central Asia and and even as far away as Tibet and China.

Coral has been used as a protection amulet by women - especially pregnant women - for many centuries. If the bead is worn during preganacy, it is generally tied to the infant after birth, so as to pass on the protection to the child. This ancient tradition is found from Southern Europe to Central Asia.

These old beads probably come from Southern Europe or perhaps Turkey, but they could come form much further afield. They are real protection beads, and they are carved from solid natural, undyed pink coral. They all have 'dings' and natural cracks in them as coral often does, but they are solid and wearable with holes large enough for threading on a fine cord or chain.


WOMEN'S PROTECTION AMULET - SMALL NATURAL CORAL BEAD (Coral 03)

Price: £34 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Southern Europe, Middle East or Central Asia
Age: 100 - 200 years approx
Diameter of Beads: 15-16mm approx

These are old and rare pink Mediterranean coral amulet beads. They were probabably made in Southern Europe but could have been traded to many places in the world as, coral was traded all over the Middle East, Central Asia and and even as far away as Tibet and China.

Coral has been used as a protection amulet by women - especially pregnant women - for many centuries. If the bead is worn during preganacy, it is generally tied to the infant after birth, so as to pass on the protection to the child. This ancient tradition is found from Southern Europe to Central Asia.

These old beads probably come from Southern Europe or perhaps Turkey, but they could come form much further afield. They are real protection beads, and they are carved from solid natural, undyed pink coral. They all have 'dings' and natural cracks in them as coral often does, but they are solid and wearable with holes large enough for threading on a fine cord or chain.


RED MEDITARRANEAN CORAL CHIP NECKLACE (Coral 04)

Price: £18 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Unkown
Age: 50 years approx
Length of Neckalce: 377mm approx

A simple necklace made of natural redish-pink coral chips. Suitable to be worn or dismantled to give a suply of coral for craftwork of offerings to the land and rivers or oceans etc..


RED MEDITARRANEAN CORAL CHIP NECKLACE (Coral 05)

Price: £22 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Unknown
Age: 50 years approx
Length of Neckalce: 490mm approx

A simple necklace made of natural redish-pink coral chips. Suitable to be worn or dismantled to give a suply of coral for craftwork of offerings to the land and rivers or oceans etc..


RED CORAL FOCAL BEAD (Coral 06)

Price: £22 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 5 - 10 years
approx
Length of Bead: 25mm approx

A simple wedge shaped bead of coral on a silver wire.


WHITE CONCH SHELL BEAD (Conch Bead 01)

Price: £24 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 50 - 200 years approx
Length of Bead: 28mm approx

Width of Bead: 20mm approx

These are large, white conch shell beads from Tibet, with a nice patina. They have a hole size of around 2-3mm, and they are suitalble for a wide range of uses.


WHITE CONCH SHELL BEAD (Conch Bead 02)

Price £18 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 50 - 200 years approx
Length of Bead: 22mm approx

Width of Bead: 20mm approx

These are large, white conch shell beads from Tibet, with a nice patina. They have a hole size of around 2-3mm, and they are suitalble for a wide range of uses.


ANTIQUE QUARTZ MELON BEADS (Quatz Bead 01)

Price £18 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 50 - 200 years approx
Length of Bead: 9 - 11mm approx

Width of Bead: 10 - 13mm approx

These are clear quatz or rock crystal beads with a fairly large hole in them for threading. They havea nice patina and are in good condition, making them suitalble for a wide range of uses.


ANTIQUE EGYPTIAN QUARTZ MELON BEADS (Quatz Bead 01)

Price £60 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Ancient Egypt
Age: 2200 - 2600 years approx
Length of Longest Bead : 27mm approx

Width of Longest Bead: 13mm approx

A collection of three ancient Eyptian, melon shaped quartz beads, comprising a large central bead and 2 matching smaller round beads either side. They make a beautiful collection and are guarateed to be authentic. They would make the centre of a beautiful necklace or could be worn on thier own suspended on a fine chain or a cord.


PAIR OF ROUND LAPIS LAZULI BEADS (Lapis 05)

Price: £19 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Central Asia
Age: 30 - 80 years approx
Length of Bead: 15mm approx

Diameter of Bead: 14mm approx

Nice pair of round Lapis beads in good condition and with a hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing on a cord.


PAIR OF CARVED JADE TIGER BEAD (Jade 01)

Price: £38 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Burma
Age: 15 - 40 years approx
Length of Bead: 35mm approx

Width of Bead: 10mm approx
Height of Bead: 12mm approx

Delightful, well carved pair of jade tiger shaped beads.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


CARVED JADE TIGER BEAD (Jade 02)

Price: £20 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Burma
Age: 40 - 100 years approx
Length of Bead: 15mm approx

Width of Bead: 11mm approx
Height of Bead: 13mm approx

Delightful well carved jade tiger shaped jade bead amulet.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 01)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 100 years approx
Length of Bead: 18mm approx

Width of Bead: 9mm approx

Many cultures have long prized the warm colour of carnelian. This is a hand shaped bead with a large hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 02)

Price: £25 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 17mm approx

Width of Bead: 9mm approx

This is a hand shaped bead with a large hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 03)

Price: £25 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 20mm approx

Width of Bead: 13mm approx
Depth of Bead: 8mm approx

This is a hand shaped bead with a large hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 04)

Price: £25 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 22mm approx

Width of Bead: 12mm approx
Depth of Bead: 8mm approx

This is a hand shaped bead with a large hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 05)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 16mm approx

Width of Bead: 9mm approx

This is a hand shaped bead with a large hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 06)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 18mm approx

Width of Bead: 13mm approx
Depth of Bead: 8mm approx

This is a hand shaped, dark coloured carnelian bead with a large hole for threading.

Beautiful for jewllery making or wearing as ancestor amulet.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 07)

Price: £9 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 30 years approx
Length of Bead: 27mm approx

Width of Bead: 17mm approx

This is a large, recently made bead with a large hole for threading.


PAIR OF TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 09)

Price: £22 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 30 - 150 years approx
Length of Bead: 18mm approx

Width of Bead: 8mm approx

These are a pair of hand shaped beads with a large hole for threading.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEADS (Carnelian 10)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 40 years approx
Length of Bead: 8mm approx

Width of Bead: 9mm approx

Many cultures have long prized the warm colour of carnelian.

Pair of small round carnelian bead with a hole for threading.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 11)

Price: £22 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 10 - 40 years approx
Length of Bead: 36mm approx

Width of Bead: 14mm approx

A nicely shaped carnelian bead with a hole for threading.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 12)

Price: £16 per bead (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 20 - 70 years approx
Length of Bead: 15 - 19mm approx

Width of Bead: 10 - 12mm approx

Attractive small carnelian bead with a hole for threading.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 13)

Price: £14 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 20 - 70 years approx
Length of Bead: 21mm approx

Width of Bead: 17mm approx

Attractive small carnelian bead with a hole for threading.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 14)

Price: £38 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 50 - 200 years approx
Length of Bead: 21mm approx

Width of Bead: 17mm approx

Attractive eight sided facited carnelian bead of some age with a hole for threading.


TIBETAN CARNELIAN BEAD (Carnelian 15)

Price: £15 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet or Nepal
Age: 25 - 100 years approx
Length of Bead: 24mm approx

Width of Bead: 19mm approx

Attractive carnelian bead of some age with a hole for threading.