Seller: paropamiso.gioielli (667) 100%, Location: Venezia, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 121490279834 Condition: Good condition., Material: Stone, Carnelian, Details: A looking antique carnelian displaying the sought after longevity decoration. It presents a chip near one hole, and it seems to be even very old. These beads range from orange to deep red in colour, depending on iron's inclusions in chalcedony. They might also display crystalline banding, like this one. Normally this kind of beads are etched in white colour. According to Horace Beck "Etched Carnelian Beads", 1933, it belongs to the "middle period" that goes from the 300BCE to 200CE The chip allows to see the crystalline banding, that goes through the whole bead, and the depth of the bleaching. Size: from hole to hole: 12mm. diameter: 8mm. weight: 0,9grms. Import duties, sales taxes (vat) and other charges are not included in the item prices or in the shipping charges. These charges are under the buyer’s responsibility. Please check with your country’s customs office to determine what these additional costs will be, before bidding / buying. If you are not satisfied of your purchase, we accept return within 14 days for a full refund, less postage. Please look carefully to our pictures and read sizes and weight, because pictures are oversized to show lacks and values. We do not accept to undervalue our items. Please do not pay before receiving the final invoice including shipping fees. We’ll ship out of Europe purchases over euro 100,00 ONLY by FedEx courier. Insurance on demand. Our items are vintage or antique and will show signs of age. However we will point out any damage or fault. Please look at our pictures, they are extremely precise, but they are just pictures, so colors could change from monitor to monitor. If you have any doubt about colors, please call us or write to us for any information. Please email us for any questions or additional photos. Although the utmost care is taken with packing and dispatch; all items are sent at owner’s risk.