Thursday, December 04, 2014


A newly created Chong dZi (not ancient) from China
53 mm x 11.5 mm

Monday, November 17, 2014


Ancient Single Stripe dZi Bead
26 mm x 10 mm

Ancient Chong dZi
39.5 mm x 11 mm

Ancient Chong dZi with dense blood spots
30 mm x 10 mm

Thursday, October 23, 2014


Ancient Luk Mik dZi
Tabular Agate Eye Bead
27.5 mm

Thursday, September 11, 2014




Antique Turquoise with Antqiue Coral
Beads sourced in Tibet and Nepal

Wednesday, August 20, 2014




Ancient Single Stripe Chong dZi
(Mostly opaque white ends with dark central zone)
34 mm x 11.5 mm

Friday, August 08, 2014


A Tibetan man wearing a necklace of dZi beads.
Darjeeling. c 1920s

Friday, June 13, 2014


Today, Friday the 13th of June is the auspicious celebration of Saga Dawa in the Tibetan lunar calendar. This full moon day traditionally marks the time of the historical Buddha's enlightenment and parinirvana. It is regarded by Tibetans as the holiest day of the year and is an important time for Dharma practice, making offerings and pilgrimage. All meritorious acts are believed to be multiplied by 10 Million times on this day.

Sarva Mangalam! 

Monday, June 02, 2014






Large Ancient Phum dZi 
51 mm x 19 mm

Thursday, May 29, 2014









Antique Turquoise & Amber Necklace
largest amber measures 33 mm x 23 mm
largest turquoise measures 30 mm x 24 mm

Wednesday, April 30, 2014






Mala comprised of Ancient Banded Agate (Bhaisajyaguru dZi)
with Antique Ivory & Coral Guru Bead
bead size 13 to 14 mm
guru bead 32 mm

Monday, April 28, 2014


Pema Raka Necklace

Thursday, February 13, 2014


Ancient Banded Agate Bead
19 mm x 9 mm

Ancient Banded Agate Beads
with damaged ancient 12 eyed dZi bead.
Ancient Banded Agate Bead Necklace
with a portion of an ancient 12 eye dZi Bead

Ancient banded agate bead
15 mm x 9 mm

Tuesday, December 17, 2013





Large Ancient Jasper Bead
Western Asiatic
45 mm x 18 mm

Monday, December 09, 2013


Ancient Jasper Bead
Western Asiatic
31 mmx 33 mm

Thursday, December 05, 2013


A Campo del Cielo iron meteorite with very unique 
naturally formed raised jewels. 
Framed with 22 K gold.



Ancient green stone beads with
double headed Bull amulet.
South East Asia

Ancient Banded Agate
Western Asiatic






Ancient Agate Bead
Western Asiatic
30 mm

Wednesday, December 04, 2013


Ancient Amethyst Bead
Western Asiatic
30 mm x 23 mm

Ancient Phum dZi
34 mm x 16 mm

Monday, November 25, 2013



Ancient Banded Agate Bead with 
original gold end caps.
Western Asiatic
39 mm x 13 mm