JJ Oriental Antiques - Jades, Bronzes, Cermics, Beads and more..."JJ Oriental"

A Very Rare Prehistoric Scorpian Egg and Bead Necklace - Pre-Columbian

A Very Rare Prehistoric Scorpian Egg and Bead Necklace - Pre-Columbian


browse these categories for related items...
Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1375753

Please refer to our stock # AB-011 when inquiring.
JJ Oriental
View Seller Profile
By Appointment
Thailand


Guest Book
 $2,800.00 
$2,800

An unusual and rare Pre-Columbian necklace of ancient ivory-colored petrified Scorpian eggs and ceramic disc beads that were discovered together (it was restrung in Columbia). The multi-strand necklace of alternating petrified eggs and prehistoriv ceramic beads are strung in a bi-tone arrangement - 4 strands of petrified eggs alternating with dark reddish brown ceramic beads on one side, 4 strands of eggs alternating with ochre-colored beads on the other that are looped in the center and doubled back to the clasp. It is in2500genious to have used eggs as beads thousands of years ago. They must have been worn for protection and power as well as beauty.Period: Pre-Columbian(2500 BC or earlier) Size: Necklace length = 18 inches Condition: Very good.
PayPal