ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter

ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter

ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC – 300AD (19mm Diameter). The item for sale is a wonderful early roman period ancient Agate Luk Mik Eye Bead or Goats eye bead circa 100 BC – 300AD. The Goat’s eye bead is thought to be the first stone bead that human beings wore 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 commensurate with its age. It has an outer concentric circles and the well proportioned eye can be seen visibly in the centre of the bead with lines of banding. It has has hole running through. This is a very sought after size for setting in a large rings, pendant or brooch. It measures 19mm in diameter and 12 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 Tibet, Himalayan regions , 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. Collected in the 1970s. They are very unusual and extremely rare. 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 LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter” is in sale since Thursday, February 25, 2021. 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.
  • Antique: Yes
  • Region of Origin: Tibetan
  • Country of Origin: Tibet
  • Sub-Type: Agate Luk Mik Eye Bead or Goats eye bead
  • Product: AMULET BEAD
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Primary Material: Agate
  • Original/Repro: Original

ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
ANCIENT AGATE LUKMI EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100BC 300AD 19mm Diameter
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