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A huge Tairona Quartz Bead, ca. 1st millennium CE
Regular price$400 USD
This object qualifies for free USA shipping and a flat rate fee of $60 if shipping internationally.
A very large and impressive barrel-shaped bead hand-carved from clear quartz, drilled longitudinally for suspension.
From ancient times, quartz crystals have been a source of Light to mankind. Highly valued by spiritual leaders and healers, the unique attributes of quartz have played a key role in mankind's evolutionary development.The Tairona people believed these stones to be alive, taking a breath once every hundred years or so, and incarnations of the Divine.
Dimensions: Length: 5 1/2 cm (2.16 inches)
Condition: With expected ancient wear around the ends, intact and in excellent condition overall.
Provenance: Private Florida collection, acquired early 1970s.
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