1786 Antique Tibetan Buddhist Mountain Coral Prayer Beads
Old Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Beads with Mountain Coral
Probably belonged to the Nomads of the Chanthang in Tibet.
Contains white Himalayan mountain coral.
The beads have burnished sheen look that comes from constant handling
There are usually 108 beads but this one has two additional ones maybe to provide for loss.
Such pieces are relics of a fast vanishing culture and might never be seen again
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user.Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections.Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.