44 Eyes Agate DZI prayer bead - Tibet - second half 20th Century

44 Eyes Agate DZI prayer bead - Tibet - second half 20th Century
Good condition, see description

Size : 99,7 mm

Good condition considering the age of this agate dZi bead, could see some natural veins on the surface of this agate dZi bead which is the authentic circular ageing marks, see photo.

This large hand formed and etched agate bead is decorated with a 44-eye pattern is originally from Tibet/Himalayas.
Dragon Skin Dzi Bead: Rather than being symbols of a dragon, dragon skin refers to the texture of the bead itself. The dragon skin texture is created during a special event in Tibet. Lamas (Tibetan Monks) offer the Dzi bead to Buddha as thanksgiving. They put the Dzi bead into a stove and start burning. At the same time while the stove with the Dzi bead is burning, hundreds of Lamas (monks) started their chanting. Finally, the Dzi bead comes out of the stove with 'Dragon Skin' texture.

Meaning of “Fourty-four-eye dZi bead”: The pearl brings to the one who holds it the prosperity, the happiness, the health, ...

Size: approximately 99.7 x 29.7 mm
Weight: approximately 131.85 gram

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