Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
The mystical Dzi beads are implements of ancient Tibetan and other Asian cultures for several hundreds of thousands of years. Dzi beads are believed to hold magical properties bringing prosperity and protection to whomever wore these beads. The butterscotch agate Dzi bead has natural dragon veining, with patterns of 4 white "heavenly eyes" thought to overcome negative forces, clears obstacles, increases merits & longevity, subdue demons. This is an old bead but dating is undetermined.

Dimensions: 3.2 cm long
item #1403873