A magnificent ancient banded agate bead with a lovely bow shape. This bead is a great size and would make a fine focal bead on a necklace.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
Size: 34mm x 12mm
Age: 1000 BCE +