Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet

Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet

Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Tibetan Antique Pema Raka Bead. This listing is for a Pema Raka carnelian bead as shown in the pictures. The length is 40.12 mm and the diameter is approx. 13.10 mm with 10.9 grams in weight. There is a heavy thread wear on the both the string holes which indicates string marks from years of use. This particular bead has few weathering marks on the body of the bead but this doesn’t affect the integrity of the bead. This is a strong, rigid and robust piece. The Tibetan name Pema Raka originates from the Sanskrit words Padma meaning Lotus flower and Rakta meaning red or blood and so we have a translation of blood lotus or red lotus. Pema Raka beads range from orange to deep red in color and come in a variety of shapes. They might also display crystalline banding and natural eyes. In Tibetan medicine the Pema Raka is believed to protect from evil spirits and to absorb illnesses. This pema raka has a uneven string holes which is very unique and highly sought after! Pema Raka used to be traded to Tibet from Afghanistan or central Asia long time ago due to its healing properties. The great weathering and wear at the perforations does point to a much earlier period. Pema Raka is used in some Tibetan medicine and it is likely they have been in circulation since at least the 12th century. Pema raka is also worn as an amulet around your neck, wrist or across your shoulder for self-preservation from any kind of harm. This is a Great chance to own an Antique Tibetan Pema Raka bead. The item “Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet” is in sale since Friday, January 06, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Tibet”. The seller is “himalayan_genie” and is located in Madison, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Amulets
  • Primary Material: CARNELIAN
  • Age: 1000 +-
  • Region of Origin: Tibet
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
  • Length: 40.12 mm
  • Diameter: 13.10 mm
  • Weight: 10.9 grams

Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
Antique Ancient Old Tibetan Pema Raka CARNELIAN 2 3 9 Eye Dzi Bead Amulet
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