Thursday, 28 August 2008


A necklace of very old Pumtek beads. Some believed to be from the Pyu period.














Wednesday, 27 August 2008

Sunday, 24 August 2008




Chin woman weating necklaces of Pumtek and agates.

Thursday, 21 August 2008





Ancient Pumtek (Pyu) with six stripes. This bead has not been drilled.
 size15.47mm

New petrified wood beads (10 to 15 years old), Burma. 
Drilled before the decoration is applied.

Tuesday, 12 August 2008