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Ancient Banded Agate Suleimani Bead Necklace
Ancient Banded Agate Suleimani Bead Necklace
Our Price: £1,800.00

A fantastic necklace of prized ancient agate suleimani beads. Strung beautifully and ready to be worn. There is a wonderful variety of shapes on this necklace and the beads are in mostly very good condition. With weathering and patina commensurate with age.

36 ancient agates
Western Asiatic
1000 BCE + or -
approx 20 inches
the central bead measures 22 mm x 15 mm
Ancient Agate Bead Strand
Ancient Agate Bead Strand
Our Price: £1,800.00

A great strand of 40 ancient Indo-Tibetan and Western Asiatic banded agates. Prized in Tibet and the Himalayan regions.

40 ancient agate beads.
1 antique turquoise bead
Condition: Excellent with minor weathering
Length of strand approx 24 inches
largest bead = 26 mm x 18 mm
smallest = 8 mm x 8 mm
Age of agates: 1000 BCE to 300 CE
Ancient Bactrian Lapis Lazuli Bead Necklace
Ancient Bactrian Lapis Lazuli Bead Necklace - 71 beads
Our Price: £600.00

A stunning necklace comprised of 71 ancient Bactrian Lapis Lazuli. Beads are matched in size and are mostly round in shape. Strung on braided nylon cord with knots bewteen in each bead and a gilt clasp.

Age: 600 BCE to 600 CE
length of necklace approx 20 inches
each bead measure on average 8 mm
Condition: Excellent
Origin: Afghanistan
Ancient Banded Agate/Chalcedony Strand
Ancient Banded Agate/Chalcedony Strand
Our Price: £350.00

A great collection of 39 ancient Western Asiatic banded agate or chalcedony beads.

smallest 14 mm
largest 21 mm
length of strand approx 24 inches
1000 BCE to 2500 BCE
Condition: Very good
Ancient Tabular Agate Bead Necklace
Ancient Tabular Agate Bead Necklace
Our Price: £350.00

A delightful necklace comprised of 11 ancient flat tabular bicone banded agates and carnelians. Each bead is flanked by old silver and brass spacers and not so very old turquoise beads.

Western Asiatic
length of strand 16 inches
Condition: very good with only minor weathering.
largest bead approx 18 mm x 12 mm
Strung with a silver hook clasp.
Necklace with Carnelian and Banded Agate - Ancient Replica
Necklace with Carnelian and Banded Agate - Ancient Replica
Our Price: £300.00

There are some really beautiful looking beads on this necklace and to the untrained eye they look like ancient beads from South East Asia, however, these beads are crafted to replicate ancient beads. The necklace is composed of banded agate bicone beads and various shaped carnelians. The main focal bead is a wedge or bow shaped banded agate. Beads are strung with a screw clasp and are ready to be worn.

sourced in Thailand
approx length of necklace = 22 inches
bow shaped agate measures 37 mm x 14 mm
Condition: very good
Ancient & Antique Chalcedony/Agate Necklace
Ancient & Antique Chalcedony/Agate Necklace
Our Price: £295.00

A super collection of predominantly diamond shaped chalcedony, agate, rock crystal and carnelian beads. The diamond and rhomboid shape was in high demand in Western Asia and was also traded to parts of Africa. This is a substantial necklace comprised of some really lovely looking beads. They have been cherry picked for quality and have been closely matched as pairs. Each bead is flanked by old bronze faceted spacers from Nepal.

Condition: Excellent
Western Asiatic to Africa
approx 29 inches
37 beads ~ argest diamond shaped bead measures 24 mm x 20 mm
Age: 500 years to Ancient
Rare Vintage Strand of Banded Agate beads - 20 beads
Rare Vintage Strand of Banded Agate beads - 20 beads
Our Price: £250.00

A fine looking vintage strand of banded agate beads that closely resemble ancient Indo-Tibetan agates. These particular beads were gathered in India in the 1970s. There are some very striking beads on this strand and many display natural eyes. The main focal bead measures 39 mm x 19 mm. Each bead is flanked by round banded agate beads (8mm).

Strung on braided nylon cord and ready to be worn.
smallest bead 20 mm
argest bead 39 mm
Total length of strand 25 inches.
Sourced from private German collection.
Carnelian & Agate Necklace
Ancient Carnelian & Agate Necklace
Our Price: £170.00

A very nice necklace comprised of antique and ancient agate, chalcedony, quartz and carnelian beads.

Origin: India - traded to Western Asia and Africa
Condition: Very good with minor weathering
43 beads
approx 27 inches
Age: 500 years to Ancient
Carnelian & Agate Necklace
Carnelian & Agate Necklace
Our Price: £95.00

A very nice necklace comprised of antique and ancient agate, chalcedony, quartz and carnelian beads.

Origin: India - traded to Western Asia and Africa
Condition: Very good with expected weathering
61 beads
approx 30 inches
Age: 500 years to Ancient
Authentic Stone Pumtek Bead Necklace
Authentic Stone Pumtek Bead Necklace - 36 beads

Please contact us for the price.

A highly collectible strand of Pumtek stone beads from Burma. With a good mix of highly agatised Tiger Pumteks, tabular diamonds, six stripes, birds (garuda), double lotus and sun ray designs. A total of 36 heirloom Pumteks dating as far back as the Pyu period. Beads display a desirable usage patina and weathering commensurate with great age.

approx length of necklace = 23 inches

smallest round = 10 mm
largest round = 15 mm

smallest tube = 26 mm
largest tube = 33 mm

smallest tabular = 18 mm
largest tabular = 24 mm

Condition: Excellent
sourced in Burma in the 1980s
Ancient Carnelian Bead Strand
Ancient Diamond Shaped Carnelian Bead Strand

SOLD!

A gorgeous fiery strand of ancient diamond shaped carnelian beads. A beautifully matched group of beads with secure screw clasp.
300 BCE - 200 CE

Sourced in Afghanistan
length of strand 21 inches
Condition: very good with some weathering and minor corrosion from extended burial.
largest bead approx 14.33 mm
Pema Raka & Turquoise Necklace
Rare Pema Raka & Turquoise Necklace

SOLD!

A wonderful collection of authentic Tibetan Pema Raka and antique Tibetan turquoise. There are a total of 10 Pema Raka all displaying a very desirable usage patina. Many of these carnelians are likely to be ancient and beads of this quality have almost vanished from the marketplace. In recent years they have become one of the most sought after Himalayan beads in and outside of Asia. There are a total of 15 antique turquoise beads that really complement the carnelian. All are beautiful well kept beads.

smallest 21 mm x 12 mm
largest 34 mm x 16 mm
length of strand approx 18 inches
Prized in Tibet and the Himalayan regions 300 years to ancient
Condition: Very Good robust beads with some weathering commensurate with age.