Beads: old & antique
Beads have always been more than just pieces of jewelry for human adornment. Anyone passionate about ancient beads will appreciate this. For thousands of years they have been crafted, worn, traded, passed on, lost or even buried by the sands of time. Fascinating historical details concerning many facets of ancient civilizations can be expressed by these wonderful items. If only beads could talk, what stories would they tell us?
But then again, from a purely aesthetic point, many of these old and ancient beads just look so damn good. From superbly balanced and symmetrical Bactrian & Roman agates in near perfect condition, showcased in museums for all to admire, to the ugliest, oldest agate beads from the Indus Valley and Ancient Mesopotamia, each ancient bead has its own unique charm and beauty. In the eyes of the bead lover, even the most negelcted pieces deserve affection. Whether you are seeking a handcrafted object of beauty from antiquity or something more deep and meaningful, look no further than these remarkable ancient beads.