One-of-a-kind Longevity Dzi bead. Features gorgeous cinnabar details with a unique design and natural agate banding. Although it isn't ancient, this is one of the more exceptional beads made in the early 1990's. In the past 5 years, prices of Dzi beads have gone sky high. Many original and ancient beads are selling for $100,000 to $2,000,000. True agate modern beads made in the past 25 years are still affordable, and we continue to search for and collect these stunning beads.
This bead represents long life. It was originally discovered in India around 550B.C. Great bead for collectors, as this design is much harder to come by. Also, it promises growth in prosperity and longevity for the owner.
Measures approximately 50mm long and 13mm thick.