ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC

ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC

ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
The item for sale is a super rare example of an early Goats eye Dzi bead. ANCIENT DECORATED AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 B. The Goat’s eye bead is thought to be the first stone bead that human beings wore as a protective amulet. This ancient decorated A gate bead displays orange b rown and white banding and is known as Luk Mik Dzi or Goat’s eye / seeing bead. This lovely heirloom Agate eye bead also known as Luk Mik and displays excellent patina commensurate with age (see photographs) only found on beads of this great age. Probably worn on a necklace or placed on a statues hand by the age wear present. I have included close up photos of the surface patina. It has an outer concentric white circle and a smaller central white circle creating the orange central eye. Interestingly the bead has a natural eye. The base displays a white agate side and an orange divided by a fissure with wear expected on the surface of the bead. The bead has a hole running through, both holes are worn and holed from each side of the bead meeting together inside. Lois Sherr Dubin; world wide history of beads; 2015. See Chart number 253, 254, 278 for similar examples. It measures 37.59 mm in diameter and 14 mm high approximately. In good collectable condition. This ancient bead is naturally banded with added concentric white circles 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. Weathering, surface fissures, excessive wear to bead holes. Collected in the 1980s. It would be a number 1 bead 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 DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC” is in sale since Thursday, September 30, 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 EYE BEAD
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Primary Material: Agate
  • Original/Repro: Original

ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
ANCIENT DECORATE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 2000 BC 300 BC
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