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This category features agate beads that have been decorated with various designs. For other types of decorated agates please see our Chong dZi category. For decorated or etched carnelians please see our carnelian category.
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Rare Ancient Phum Dzi with Mountain Peaks
Rare Ancient Phum dZi with Mountain Peaks
Our Price: £1,400.00

A fantastic ancient Phum dZi with the longevity decoration and four moutain peaks. A perfect size for adding to a mala.

Condition: Mostly Very Good with minor weathering.
Soured in Nepal
17 mm x 15 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Rare Ancient Decorated Agate with Mountain Peak Design
Rare Ancient Decorated Agate with Mountain Peak Design
Our Price: £1,000.00

A very rare round decorated agate bead with a six peak mountain design. It is the only bead of its type we have ever seen offered for sale.

Condition: Mostly Very Good with minor weathering and faded decoration.
Soured in India in the 1970s
Size: 13.5 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Rare Ancient Barrel Shaped Longevity dZi
Rare Ancient Barrel Shaped Longevity dZi
Our Price: £1,000.00

A fantastic ancient longevity dZi bead with a rare barrel shape or possibly a small ancient Phum dZi. A perfect size for adding to a mala.

Condition: Mostly Very Good with minor weathering.
Soured in Nepal
14 mm x 11 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Rare Ancient Four Striped Decorated Agate - 16.65 mm
Rare Ancient Four Striped Decorated Agate - 16.65 mm
Our Price: £900.00

A highly collectible large decorated agate with four equatorial stripes and weathering commensurate with age. When viewed at the side perforations two eyes can be seen. This is an extremely well worn heirloom bead that could be more than 2000 years old. What is also very interesting about this bead is that there are four holes in each of the directions and it is slightly more oval in shape.

Origin: Burma, Pyu/Tircul
Collected in the 1980s
Condition: Very Good.
No breaks or repairs
Size: 16.65 mm
Ancient Longevity dZi Bead - 19.5 mm
Ancient Longevity dZi Bead - 19.5 mm
Our Price: £780.00

A wonderful dark ancient longevity dZi bead with clear decoration.

This bead has remained in a private collection since the 1980s.
Condition: Very good with weathering commensurate with age. No breaks or cracks.
Prized in Tibet and the Himalayan Regions
19.5 mm x 9 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Ancient Single Stripe dZi - 26 mm
Ancient Single Stripe dZi - 26 mm
Our Price: £720.00

A very fine ancient single stripe dZi bead with strong colour and clear decoration. Like all ancient dZi this particular type has become increasingly difficult to find.

Condition: Very good with minor weathering. No breaks or repairs.
Soured in Nepal
26 mm x 9.5 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Ancient Single Stripe dZi - 26 mm
Ancient Single Stripe dZi - 26 mm
Our Price: £650.00

A superb ancient single stripe dZi bead with strong colour and clear decoration.

Condition: Very good with minor weathering. No breaks or repairs.
Soured in Nepal
26 mm x 10 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Ancient Longevity dZi
Ancient Longevity dZi
Our Price: £380.00

A wonderful ancient longevity dZi bead with clear decoration.

Condition: Mostly Good with some weathering.
Soured in Nepal
18 mm x 9 mm
400 BCE to 600 CE
Ancient Single Stripe dZi
Ancient Single Stripe dZi
Our Price: £225.00

An ancient single stripe dZi bead. This dark opaque beads displays additional spots towards one of the ends.

4th Century BCE to 6th Century CE
Sourced in India in the 1970s
Condition: Very good with minor weathering
18.5 mm x 11 mm