A large Tairona Quartz Bead pendant, ca. 500 CE


$350 USD

Hand-carved from white quartz into a long barrel-shaped bead, drilled longitudinally for suspension.

Dimensions: Bead length: 1 3/4 inches (4.4 cm). Strung on a 20-inch tarnish-resistant silver chain.

Condition: Despite a small loss to one edge, overall intact and in very good condition.

Provenance: Private Florida collection, acquired in the early 1970's.