Exquisite finely shaped strand of very old - ancient world decorated 'etched' carnelian gemstone beads. Excellent examples of master craft bead making from the ancient world.
Beads have maintained beautiful strong color despite the passing of time. Overall bead condition remains robust, worn usage patina displays typical age related surface digs, chips and fading.
Strand contains beads from ancient locations connected to the the Indus valley Civilizations 2600 - 1900BCE.
Origin: Sourced from Pakistan
Condition: Robust Worn Condition. Some Expected Digs Chips & Fading.
Age: Est. Age 1500 - 2500 Years or More
Bead Size: Smallest Bead 3 x 2mm largest Bead 14 x 9mm
Quantity: One 18 Inch Strand. 85 Beads as Shown
Perforation: Bead Drilling 1 - 2mm
Weight: 20 Grams