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Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads

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  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads
  • Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads

Garuda Trading

Ancient Pema Raka, Ancient Banded Agate & Pumtek Bead Necklace - 25 beads

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A highly collectible necklace comprised of authentic ancient Pumtek stone beads from Burma. Including ancient agates from the Indus Valley through to the Himalayas. There are a good mix of highly agatised six stripe heirloom Pumteks of various sizes (up to 15 mm) and other designs. The necklace is strung with hilltribe silver spacers and a a silver clasp. A total of 18 heirloom Pumteks dating as far back as the Pyu period. Beads display a desirable usage patina and weathering commensurate with great age. There is also a large ancient Pema Raka as the main focal bead.

Condition: Very good with minor weathering
Private European collection from the 1980s
Length of necklace: 18 inches (approx)
Smallest round Pumtek: 12mm
Largest round: 15mm
Smallest agate: 20mm
Largest agate: 27mm
Pema Raka: 31mm x 22mm
Age of Agates: ranging from 300 CE to 2500 BCE