(jt-0013) Old Bhutan Bone Bead Necklace

$575.00

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Old Bhutan Bone Bead Necklace

  • Old Bhutan Bone Bead Necklace
  • Unusual Dense Bone Beads With Tribal Carvings From The Small Kingdom Of Bhutan
  • Small human figures made of pierced?dots cover three of the beads
  • One other bead has X and circle designs of the same incised dots
  • Cone shaped beads are hand carved and incised with circular lines
  • These are strung on cotton cordage with small dangles on either side of glass trade beads and pendants of lapiz lazule
  • I really don’t know much about these beads but was much taken with the weight and patina on them
  • The beads dangling at the upper ends of the necklace are 1880s to 1930s vintage
  • Lenth of just the bead strand is 24″ with plenty of additional room around the neck on the cotton cord
  • Tribal Jewelry

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