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Glazed quartz beads - Bactria

Glazed quartz beads - Bactria

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Glazed quartz beads - Bactria

Quartz, about 300 BCE-500 BCE, Bactria/Balk (Mazar-e-sharif), Afghanistan. About 15mm to 10mm in size. Quartz beads are sold individually. The products in the picture are sample pieces.

The hand-shaped quartz beads, glazed with either blue or turquoise glaze, originate from Bactria. The beads in question have only been found in a certain small area, suggesting that the beads were made only for local use and were never made for export. According to one theory, the pearls would have been pure white in color in the beginning and that they would have acquired a colorful glaze only much later, even after hundreds of years of active use.

Symbol meaning

The glaze layers, which have almost completely worn away, shimmer in blue and turquoise
away, have imitated the important gemstone lapis lazuli. Quartz is believed to increase spiritual growth and wisdom, as well as improve concentration. In addition, it is said to clarify thinking, emotions and develop inspiration and creativity. On the other hand, quartz beads that imitate lapis lazuli also symbolize dishonesty, deception and falsehood.

It is recommended to buy the amount that best suits your desired purpose. Below are the meanings of numbers 1-10 according to the Pythagorean number symbolism:

  1. (Monad) the beginning of all that exists. Symbolizes unity, inspiration and beginnings.
  2. (Dyad) symbolizes opposites, dualism, the world of matter and choices.
  3. (Triad) is the uniting element of opposites and the number of spiritual development and growth. Represents growth and trinity.
  4. (Tetrad) the organized form of the atmospheric world. Symbolizes stability, order and structure.
  5. (Pentad) describes the process of human perfection. Also depicts change and instability.
  6. (Hexadi) number of wisdom and intelligence. Symbolizes problem solving, adapting activities to match goals and communication.
  7. (Heptad) the number of development which combines the number 3 of growth and the number 4 of concrete manifestation. The number of reflection, evaluation and spirituality / spirituality.
  8. (Ogdoadi) number of action, movement and achievement. Symbolizes action on a sure footing.
  9. (Ennead) is the number of inner growth and creativity. Symbolizes powerful and unrestricted expression, as well as the approach of graduation.
  10. (Decade) symbolizes completion, the end of a cycle and renewal. Unlimited, eternal continuation.

Note! The pearls in question are thousands of years old, j so each of them is its own unique individual. Because of this, colors, shapes and brightness may vary. Light brings out their natural beauty best. Trust that the individuals selected for you by intuition resonate best with your personal purpose.

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