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Tibetan (Dzi) Agate Black Rice Focal 20x10mm

Tibetan (Dzi) Agate Black Rice Focal 20x10mm
Tibetan (Dzi) Agate Black Rice Focal 20x10mm Glamour Shot!
Tibetan (Dzi) Agate Black Rice Focal 20x10mm View the Variance & Sides
Piece $2.70
Package of 4 $8.70

This pattern is also known as the turtle back pattern. The turtle back pattern symbolizes a good health and life longevity. Please see the additional photos for color and pattern variance.

Item # 56766
Hole size 1.5mm

More about Tibetan (Dzi) Agate

These stones are made to resemble Dzi stones that first appeared between 2000 and 1000 B.C. in ancient India. It is said that the first examples were brought back by Tibetan soldiers from Persia during a raid. Since knowledge of Dzi beads has been derived orally, no one is certain how these original pieces were manufactured.

Authentic Dzi beads are thousands of years old and commonly passed down from generation to generation. The Dzi beads on the market today are considered "mock Dzi" and are produced using agate. A combination of methods, including sanding and laser etching, create the amazing patterns you see on these beads. The patterns, textures, and colors are permanent.

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