ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D

ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D

ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
The item for sale is a rare. ANCIENT LARGE AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 BC – 300 AD. The Goat’s eye bead is thought to be the first stone bead that human beings wore as a protective amulet. This ancient tabular A gate small bead displays b rown and white banding and is known as Luk Mik Dzi or Goat’s eye / seeing bead. This agate eye bead also known as Luk Mik and displays patina and surface weathering (see photographs). It has a central white agate circle and a brown eye to the top, the base is a much darker brown colour with flat base for placing on a statues hand or alter. The bead has a hole running vertically through. It measures 19 mm (1.9 cm) in diameter and 14 mm (1.4 cm) high approximately. Weighs 6.3 Grams (0.22 oz). It has drill worn holes indicate diamond drilling developed in the Indus Valley around 600 B. In good collectable condition. Early classic “Evil Eye” beads utilized the natural colour bands of a milky striped agate. All the photographs are taken in natural light the actual bead appearance is slightly darker. 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. A robust bead with age. Weathering and superficial surface fissures. Collected in the 1980’s. Originally Sourced from Tibet. 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 SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D” is in sale since Monday, November 29, 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 SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
ANCIENT SMALL AGATE LUK MIK EYE BEAD or GOATS EYE DZI circa 100 B. C. 300 A. D
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