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Ancient Pre-Columbian Guerrero Jade Bead Necklace

Ancient Pre-Columbian Guerrero Jade Bead Necklace

Jaguar-36

Pre-columbian jade bead speckled jaguar necklace 36" total length

Precolumbian Jade Beads in Necklace by ARTESANOSMEX on Etsy

Precolumbian Jade Beads in Necklace by ARTESANOSMEX on Etsy

Colima, Mexico - pre-Columbian jade necklace, ca. 300BC-200AD

Colima, Mexico - pre-Columbian jade necklace, ca. 300BC-200AD

Pre-Columbian, Guerrero to Maya periods, ca. 300 BCE to 800 CE. This is a modern strung collection of greenstone and red shell beads. The value of greenstone for ancient people lay in its symbolic power: perhaps its color was associated with water and vegetation; later, the Maya would place greenstone beads in the mouths of the dead. Many scholars have argued that the demand for these kinds of stone contributed to the rise of long distance trading networks and to the rise of urban centers in…

Pre-Columbian, Guerrero to Maya periods, ca. 300 BCE to 800 CE. This is a modern strung collection of greenstone and red shell beads. The value of greenstone for ancient people lay in its symbolic power: perhaps its color was associated with water and vegetation; later, the Maya would place greenstone beads in the mouths of the dead. Many scholars have argued that the demand for these kinds of stone contributed to the rise of long distance trading networks and to the rise of urban centers in…

Superb pre-columbian Maya costum gold and jade bead necklace!

Superb pre-columbian Maya costum gold and jade bead necklace

Beads, before 1519 Mesoamerica, Pre-Columbian polished green stone, Overall - l:63.00 cm (l:24 3/4 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener 1990.232

Beads, before 1519 Mesoamerica, Pre-Columbian polished green stone, Overall - l:63.00 cm (l:24 3/4 inches). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Gruener 1990.232

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