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Antique Three Eye Motif Dzi (AntD-b-ThE-W-092923)

Antique Three Eye Motif Dzi (AntD-b-ThE-W-092923)

This bead is adorned with the Three Eye Motif. The Three Eye Motif is believed to bring happiness, success, and longevity to its wearer.

This bead measures 50.8 mm x 12.6 mm. It is an old bead, estimated to be between 300 to 500 years old.

The bead material is high quality natural agate. There are a few bloodspots, but not enough to warrant bloodspot dzi price tag.

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 its 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 variations in its redness.

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