Global Art & Artifacts

Tibetan Gold Tridacna 108 Mala Prayer Beads / Rosary. Tibet

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

Tridacna are very large deep sea natural clam mollusk that provide a yellow shell bead.  These beads are hand polished and made into the Buddist 108 bead mala or rosary.  The color and the detail design work at the end are quite stunning. Hand strung with knotted cord.

This  item has been sold.  Thanks J.M.


NOTE to the Art Collector, Gallery Owner, Dealer or Academic: click here for items unique to your requirements.

Product Categories
Bowls, Boxes, Bells, Gongs, Medicine Holders. Containers not considered vessels
FFurniture / Furnishings
Furniture, Furnishings, Wall Hangings, Screens, Lamps, Display Pieces, Pedestals, Paintings
Masks and Headgear
RReference / Research
Maps, Books and Materials
SStatues & Figures
Statues, Sculptures, Figures, Heads & Busts
VVessels & Vases
Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers
Knives, Swords, Letter Openers, Phurbas, Spears, Blowpipes
OOther not categorized
Other and miscellaneous such as Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Games, Garments, Skulls