Traditional style bone beads with inlaid brass, turquoise and coral strung on adjustable black cord with large naga shell beads. The naga shell beads are also inlaid with turquoise and coral stones.
Tibetan nomadic life is hard, and in the cold there is little to eat. Water buffalo is a main staple in Nepal and Tibet and when an animal is used for food, nothing is wasted. These amazing beads are hand inlaid by artisans who recycle and reuse everything in daily life and spiritual practice.
Size: Adjustable 6 to 9 inches. Bone beads are 11 mm wide. Naga beads are 14 mm.