A rare ancient Pumtek bead displaying a star or wheel design with six spokes. When viewed at the holes the design forms a four petalled lotus. This design is also compared to the design seen on the shell of the Burmese Star Tortoise.
This bead has remained in a private collection since the 1980s
Origin: Burma, Pyu/Tircul
Condition: Mostly good with some weathering commensurate with age.
No breaks or repairs.
Size: 13 mm