A gorgeous deep red carnelian agate with a crystalline zone and eye in the centre.
Prized in Tibet and the Himalayan Regions
This bead has remained in a private collection since the 1980s.
Size: 31mm x 12mm
Age: 1000 BCE to 300 CE
Condition: Mostly very good with a superficial surface fissure and patina commensurate with age.