ANCIENT FOSSIL BEADS
                                    Beads made out of fossil material

The exceptional beads displayed here are made of various kinds of fossil stone material. Almost all of them are from the Indus Valley culture. What does that signify? The Indus people loved rare material in their bead productions. No uniformity here!

 
 



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AFB 1 - (IV-F 11) - 22 * 8 mm








 

 







 

AFB 2 - (INDUS EIV  5) - 30 * 7 mm








 

 









 

AFB 3 - EIV 4  - 24 * 18 * 7,5 mm


 




 
 



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AFB 4 - (EIV 4) - 23 * 20 * 9 mm - I call this bead Perfect imperfection


The repetetive geometric patterns on this variegated jasper Indus-bead speaks for itself. The bead is scarred, but it still manages to pass on the ancient message of beauty understood as order in chaos.


 

 



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RB5  - (EIV  65) - 30,5 * 11 mm







 

 




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AFB 6 - (EIV  66) - 24 * 9 mm


 




 

 



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AFB 7  -  (EIV 8) - 28,5, 8 mm


 





 

 




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AFB 8 - 25,5 * 8,5 mm








 

 




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AFB 9 -  (EIV 6) - 28 * 12 * 11 mm







 

 




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AFB 10 - (EIV 49)  - 36 *12 mm






 

 




 

AFB 11 - (EIV 7) - 30,5 * 12 mm







 

 



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AFB -12  18 * 11 * 9,5 mm


 





 

 



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AFB 13 - (EIV 10) - 17 * 11,5 mm








 

 



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AFB 14 - 14 * 10 * 7,5 mm








 

 



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AFB 15 -  33 * 33 * 11 mm


 

 


 

 




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AFB 16 -  29 * 28 * 12,5 mm








 

 



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AFB 17 -  100 * 48 * 14 mm








 

 



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AFB 18 -  58 * 21 * 9,5 mm








 

 



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AFB 19 -  40 * 24 mm








 

 



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AFB 20 - (EIV 2)  - 41 * 28 * 11 mm


Fossilized corals - sandstone



 


 

 




















































 

AFB 21 -  (EIV 1)  - 56 * 20 mm









 

 



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AFB 22 -  (EIV 3)  -  66,5 * 19,5 mm







 

 



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AFB 23 -  33,5 * 11 mm








 

 




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AFB 24 - (IV 56)  - 33 * 13 mm








 

 


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