1 Giant Ancient Zebra Majapahit Bead (Java) XV°th
EXTREMELY RARE ANCIENT PELANGI EAST JAVA / JATIM MOSAIC GLASS BEAD from. Compound mosaic glass bead dates from the last century and originates from the ancient. This beautiful bead was found in. The large archipelago of. Is the most interesting part of island southeast. This spectacular Mosaic Glass Bead. Has a fascinating design and wonderful colors. This bead shows a beautiful original patina and wear. The quality is excellent. Expected corrosion and wear are a consequence of age and extended burial. Some original sedimentary deposition has been retained on part of the surface. The bead Size is 39 x 39,5 mm & the weight is 84,2 g! The hole has a 9 mm diameter!! JATIM Mosaic Glass Beads. Are formed in at least two operations. The glassworker begins by making various components and these preformed parts are than used to compose or decorate the desired piece. There are several types of such work, but the most popular and significant group is. Are wound beads decorated with thin slices of multilayered or patterned drawn canes. Artistically crafted mosaic glass beads, also called. (thousand flowers in Italian), are the product of great technical expertise in ancient times. The fine detail of the beads was achieved by laying a bundle of preformed colored glass rods in parallel rows so that the cross-section of the bundle had a pattern. The glass was than heat-softened and stretched, fusing the canes together. The design in such a way that the cross-sectional pattern remained unchanged. = East have a thin coating of canes over a monochrome core. Was the most powerful. With its capital at. Reached its golden peak under the king. (1350) with his brilliant chief minister. Kingdom embraced almost the entire territory of what is now. Flourished at the end of what is known as. This was a period in which the religions of Hinduism and Buddhism were predominant cultural influences. Beginning with the first appearance of. Kingdoms in the archipelago in the 5th century A. This classical age was to last for more than a millennium, until the final collapse of. In the early 16th century and the establishing of Java’s first Islamic sultanate at. Legend has it that Hindu civilization and culture were introduced to Java in A. 78 by the sage. This figure is often associated with. The patron saint of southern. Whose image is a common sight on the southern walls of Central Javanese Hindu temples. Not unlike the god Neptune in appearance. Is also recognized as. In his form of divine teacher. When he first brought the message of Hinduism to southern. It is said that he stood in the north and faced south. The way in which Hindu/Buddhist culture was transmitted to. Is still not yet fully understood. Older theories suggesting immigration and colonization by Indian merchants and settlers have tended to lose. In the light of recent advances made in the fields of history and archaeology. The case seems rather to have been one in which the native Indonesians themselves played an active role in the selection and adaptation of foreign cultural forms, through which they were inspired. Was constructed in the. The oldest datable evidence of a Hindu civilization in. Stone inscriptions, written in. And dating from around A. 400, record the reign of a King. At about the same time, in West Java, there existed a kingdom named. Yet more than this little is known, on account of the scarcity of archaeological remains. This is an extremely rare museum quality collectors bead, which also could make a great center piece in a beautiful necklace. There are no damages and no repairs. Expected corrosion, wear, degradation, minor losses and abrasions are a consequence of wear, extended burial and age. Some original sedimentary deposition remains on part of the inside of this bead. First Quality single bead direct from Indonesia.. Individually selected and priced for you, to complete your beautifull collection or invest for fine jewellery compositions. One of the most intriguing aspects to these beads is how they have survived a hundred or more years of wear and the travel through at least three continents. Another mystery is who wore them before us who will have them next……. Contact-me for all questions, it will be a pleasure to answer!! Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. L’item « 1 Giant Ancient Zebra Majapahit Bead (Java) XV°th » est en vente depuis le mardi 3 février 2015. Il est dans la catégorie « Bijoux, montres\Pierres précieuses, fines\Autres ». Le vendeur est « papillonyx » et est localisé à/en Perpignan. Cet article peut être livré partout dans le monde.