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Ancient Tibetan Nine Eye Dzi Bead (Anc-TD-B-NE-082123) - Extremely Old

Attention: Only the Nine Eye focal bead is for sale. The rest of the necklace is not for sale.

Ancient Tibetan Nine Eye Dzi Bead (Anc-TD-B-NE-082123) - Extremely Old

Dzi beads are believed to have strong powers to bring Luck, Wealth, Good Health, and Success. They also Expel Evil and Act as a Protector.

This particular piece is adorned with the Nine Eye Motif. The Nine Eye Motif is the King of all Motifs. It is believed to be the most powerful of all dzi beads.

This particular piece measures 47.2 mm x 13.0 mm. This piece is an ancient bead, estimated to be over 1000 years old. It is very well preserved.

The bead material is high quality natural agate. There are bloodspots on one of the ends of this bead.

This piece is in excellent condition. There are no cracks on this bead. As with all antique dzi beads, weathering marks and minor digs are all part of the beauty.

Bloodspot (Cinnabar Dot) info:

Cinnabar dots are also known as "bloodspots" or "硃砂" in Chinese. They occur when mercury and sulfur are present when the agate was formed. Mercuric sulfide (or cinnabar) is obtained when mercury reacts with sulfur. In its purest form, the color is a deep red. In fact, it is how vermilion pigment is made. However, it is difficult and rare to find it in its purest form in agate. The purest form, used to make vermillion, is usually obtained in labs where conditions can be controlled. In nature, there is usually other material present thus giving it slight