A large size ancient banded agate bead that would be typically named Bhaisajyaguru dZi because of the round shape. This bead displays natural banding and a large crytsalline zone on one side.
Size: 30mm x 22mm
Age: 1000 BCE to 300 CE
This bead has remained in a private collection since the 1980s.
Condition: Excellent with minor weathering commensurate with age. No breaks or cracks.
Prized in Tibet and the Himalayan Regions