This is a one-of-kind vintage nine-eye dZi bead from Taiwan (1990s). Taiwanese beads first appeared in the late 1980s as the result of a group of artists were trying to replicate the methods of how the ancient dZi beads were made. The early Taiwanese beads have the reputation of highest quality and often get confused for genuine ancient beads.
This bead has slightly yellow background, and beautiful 9-eye pattern. All the lines and the body of the bead is perfect. The size of the bead is 53 x 13.5 mm.
The length of the necklace can be adjusted. And the maximum length is 80cm.
This necklace is a rich collection of many genuine beads including dZi, turquoise, red coral, and others. All metal beads and charms are made of 925 silver.
For years, we make customized Tibetan and Himalayan malas and jewelry for our clients using rare natural materials and ancient, antique Tibetan beads . To serve the spiritual purposes, only the best quality natural beads can we use to make malas. We turned those precious beads to wearable arts. We sincerely believe the Buddhism spirit attached to those ancient precious will help each one-of-a-kind piece to find its destined master.
With time passing by, and the increasing demand, a piece like this one became increasingly difficult to source. Please be free to contact us for acquisition.