Large Egg Yolk Amber Resin Statement Bead Tibetan Antique Amber Resin Bead Rich Egg Yolk Amber Resin Bead on free unisex choker from Nepal

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Large Egg Yolk Amber Resin Statement Bead Tibetan Antique Amber Resin Bead Rich Egg Yolk Amber Resin Bead on free unisex choker from Nepal

NOTE: Listing is for ONE bead on a FREE choker of choice, First Come First Serve on choker choice!! If you prefer a beige or black cord with no findings let me know and I'll change out the choker length cord with a free 28" cord in your choice of color, just make a note on your purchase!

These are some FABULOUS beads last sourced from the Kathmandu region of Nepal. Big enough to stand on it's own hung from a cord or incorporated into a strand of beads of your choosing. It's made for a very comfortable "worry bead" fitting perfectly in the palm of my hand and I've been wearing one on a beige cord hanging just below my collar bone and not only does it feel good, it obviously looks good too considering all the comments I've gotten while out and about in public. It's almost as if the bead has a magnetic quality to it, drawing people in with questions and curiosity as if they just cannot help but comment on it's beauty!

Proceeds from the sale of my imported items from the Kathmandu region will be reinvested with my on the ground suppliers who lost everything but their lives in the earthquakes that devastated so much of the area in May of 2015. These peace loving people have a long journey ahead of them,many are still without basic shelter,food,water and health services due to difficulties in accessing many of the remote villages.

Please refer to the photos as they are an important part of the description. All weights and measures are approximate. Due to the use of a macro lens you may see details not visible to the naked eye. Colors may vary from one computer monitor to the next.


Bead Shape: Potato polygon bead
Bead Color: rich deep opaque egg yolk
Bead Size: 56mm ( 2 1/4" ) x 46mm ( 1 13/16" ) in diameter and 18mm ( 3/4" ) from hole to hole, 175mm ( 6 5/8" ) in circumference
Hole Size: 6mm ( 1/4" )
Weight: 29 to 36 grams per bead
Age of beads: my "educated estimate" after doing research on beads like this one, likely to have been made circa 1900
Condition of bead: Excellent!

Want the bead strung on cord?? I can do that! I'm including a FREE CHOKER with the purchase of beads on this listing!!

-------------------> A brass gauge is included in photo #3 for scale. What an INVALUABLE TOOL!!! If you're interested in acquiring this "All Important Brass Gauge For Measuring In Both Metric And English Measure To Take The Guess Work Out Of It!" click on the link below and hopefully there will still be one available, a VERY inexpensive yet Priceless investment !! Tell my sister Kathryne "Serene sent me" :)

I did the standard "static test" with this bead,rubbing it briskly for a few seconds on a piece of wool fabric and then holding the bead over a small piece of tissue paper and the bead IMMEDIATELY "attracted" the piece of paper. Amber holds a static charge whereas plastic beads do not. The bead is also warm to the touch, another sign of amber content.
I also did repeated acetone tests on the beads and it was unaffected by this test, No loss/removal of color and no sticky feel to the beads. No doubt this is indeed amber resin, a form of reconstituted amber with resins added as a hardening agent.

I have a note posted on my Facebook Etsy page that goes into some detail about amber and how to identify it. The link is below if you're interested in reading it. I'm not a scientist and don't have the skills to identify beyond a shadow of a doubt as to whether this strand of beads is made of reconstituted amber or a mixture of amber and other hardening substances.

My Fair Trade vendor/supplier that I've dealt with since 2007 referred to this as Amber Resin so I am listing it just as it was sold to me.

Beads half this size and smaller that I've found on etsy are going for double (and more) than my asking price.

Link to note:
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Mystical Properties:
Because amber, unlike other gemstones, is warm to the touch and often contains insect fragments, it was thought to possess life. It was sacred to worshippers of the Mother Goddess in classical times, as it was believed to contain the very essence of life itself - the animating principle.

Due to the fact that amber is a fossil, it has associations with time, cycles and longevity. As it once was a living substance, it is related to Akasha. This is what is commonly called "The Fifth Element", which governs and binds together earth, air, fire and water, and in a sense it is the ultimate source of those elements. Akasha is also symbolic of life and living things; plants, animals and humans alike.

All of these mysterious properties and associations make amber one of the most widely used and prized magical substances of all times and places on Earth.

Yellow/Gold/Orange amber is said to enhance the beauty of the wearer. It is used to tap into the power of the Sun, and is good for success, abundance, healing, vitality and joy. It brings the energies of patience, protection, psychic shielding, romantic love, sensuality, purification, balance, healing and calmness to those who wear or carry it. It is considered a good luck charm for marriage.

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Healing Properties:

A powerful stone for manifestation, amber is also used for healing of the physical body as well. For over 7,000 years it has been used to stimulate the metabolism and treat skin ailments caused by a metabolic imbalance.
Because of it's warmth it is used also in the treatment of asthma and allergic respiratory problems. Generally wearing amber in a necklace is the most effective for this ailment.

Amber carries a negative electrical energy charge and therefore is good to draw power and energy into its bearer. Amber gives a soothing, light energy that is both calming and energizing at the same time. It can help manifest desires and heighten intellectual abilities, clarity of thought, and wisdom. It cleanses its environment by drawing out negativity, and relieves physical pain the same way.

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Magical Properties:
Energy: Projective
Element: Fire, Akasha
Deity: The Great Mother
Powers: Luck, healing, strength, protection, beauty, love

Soothing to the nerves and the spirit, as well as imparting a sense of protection, amber jewelry is appropriate to wear at any time. Said to be one of the stones in the breastplate of the high priest.

Use amber to increase the strength of spells and to attract money. Added to the alter it will increase the strength of your magical spells.

Ambroid (amber pressed into forms) dark red gold: calms fears and helps one keep an intellectual outlook.

Clear, dark red: will contain or destroy negative emotions; calms the spirit.

Clear golden brown: sharp intellectual focus; clears metal confusion; balances the 6th, or Third Eye/Brow Chakra.

Milky golden: same as clear, but with much more inspirational energy.

Sea Amber (or burnite, solid, dark golden brown): helps one stay neutral and realistic in difficult situations, balances the 5th, or Throat Chakra.

Cleanse amber under lukewarm water, when you notice that it warms ever so slowly when you wear it or hold it. Negative energy can make amber cloudy. Never leave amber in the sun as it may become brittle.

Chakra Classification:
Healing, soothing and harmonizing...Amber helps to stabilize the kundalini and turns the intellect into more spiritual paths.

Amber is excellent for inner child work and past life work. Amber is associated with the3rd, or Solar Plexus Chakra and sometimes the 2nd, or Sacral/Navel Chakra .

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