Wednesday, 3 December 2014




Pumtek with Lightning Bolt design
Size: 14 mm

Thursday, 11 September 2014






 Rare Pumtek with longevity and lotus design.
16 mm

Thursday, 22 May 2014


A woman of the Chin tribe wearing
a necklace of heirloom Pumteks.

Monday, 5 May 2014





Ancient Pumtek with Diamond Eyes
and Lotus and Wheel Decoration

Friday, 2 May 2014


Ancient Pumtek with wave or zig zag design. 
24.5 mm x 9 mm

Friday, 28 February 2014



Ancient Pumtek with Chevron or Bird Design
Highly agtatised and with very deep end wear.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013



Ancient Pyu/Tircul Stone Elephant Bead
17 mm

Ancient Six Stripe Bead
Pyu/Tircul
15 mm

Monday, 17 June 2013


Pumtek with Longevity Decoration

Saturday, 26 January 2013


Various ancient decorated stone beads
Burma

Ancient decorated beads.

Friday, 4 January 2013




Ancient Pumtek with Diamond Shaped Eyes



Ancient Pumtek with six eyes.



Ancient Pyu/Tircul Pumtek Bead


Ancient Pumtek with 6 Eyes

Monday, 19 November 2012




Ancient Tabular Agate with four raised eyes. 
Also called a "Double Infinity Agate" 
Ex Dr James Keats Collection
21 mm





Ancient Banded Agate Lion Bead
(probably Western Asiatic and traded to SE Asia)
Ex Dr James Keats Collection
39 mm x 26 mm





Ancient Rock Crystal Tiger Bead. Notice how
the tail curls over the top of the body.
Ex Dr James Keats Collection
Pyu/Tircul Period 
35 mm x 18 mm

Saturday, 13 October 2012


Ancient Green Chalcedony Beads

Monday, 1 October 2012


Ancient Pyu/Tircul Stone Elephant Bead

Monday, 24 September 2012




Ancient carnelian tortoise or turtle.

Thursday, 13 September 2012


Ancient Pyu/Tircul Carnelian Bead

Ancient Pyu/Tircul Green Chalcedony
Conch or Chank Shell bead.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012



Ancient Pyu/Tircul Tiger bead
Material: Green Chalcedony

Ancient Pyu/Tircul Double Lotus Bead
Material: Green Chalcedony

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Ancient Pyu/Tircul Bird Bead
Material: Green Chalcedony

Friday, 25 May 2012


Pumtek with 5 zig zag stripes.
38 mm x 16 mm