The item for sale is a genuine ancient wonderful early. ANCIENT AGATE LUK MIK EYE MEDICINE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 1000 BC – 300 BC. Some areas of the bead have been filed down in the ancient past for use in traditional cure medicine, as was the belief of the Tibetan people. This is a very ancient authentic dzi bead and would be a top bead in any collection at a great price, feel free to make reasonable offers. The Goat’s eye bead is thought to be the first stone bead that human beings. As a protective amulet. This ancient A gate bead displays b rown Black and white banding and is known as Luk Mik Dzi or Goat’s eye / seeing bead. This lovely looking Agate eye bead also known as Luk Mik and displays excellent patina and wear commensurate with age and cultural belief. It has an outer concentric white agate circles and a dark eye to the centre. The bead has a hole running through both holes are. Worn from ancient use. It measures 26.24 mm in diameter and 10.72 mm high approximately. In good collectable condition. Early classic “Evil Eye” beads utilized the natural colour bands of a milky striped agate. This ancient bead is naturally banded with concentric crystalline layers forming the eye. These beads were highly valued and traded in ancient. Central and South East Asia. Down on the alluvial plains of the Mesopotamian city states. With an agate like this you cut one way to get stripes or turn the stone round and cut the other way you create concentric circles. These circles are believed to be a powerful deterrent to Evil. The Evil Eye averts its gaze when it meets a threatening eye or a mirror reflecting even its own eyes. It is from these “natural” Eyes that the whole tradition has evolved. Condition: Mostly Very Good. A robust bead with minor. Weathering and superficial surface fissures, excessive wear to bead holes. Collected in the 1970’s. A very unusual and extremely rare bead. It would be a quality addition to any bead collection, a must have for any ancient bead collector, from my personal collection. Certificate of Authenticity provided. SEE PICTURES FOR CONDITION. I POST TO ALL WORLD LOCATIONS. Please check other interesting items from my collection that I will be listing over the next few weeks. The item “ANCIENT AGATE LUK MIK EYE MEDICINE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 1000 BC 300 BC” is in sale since Monday, September 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Tibetan”. The seller is “whitefire7″ and is located in Rossendale. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Region of Origin: Tibetan
- Sub-Type: Ancient
- Product: Seeing Bead / Amulet
- Age: Pre-1800
- Primary Material: Agate
- Original/Repro: Antique Original
ANCIENT AGATE LUK MIK EYE MEDICINE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 1000 BC 300 BC