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19th C. Wooden Buddhist Indian Fertility Dolls, with old tokchas, claw and dzi stone. It is difficult to date this, it is hand carved and these kind of dolls are considered pre-20th C in mountainous regions of far north Indian border with Tibet. There are coins that may help to date the dolls, depending when the coins were attached. The dzi stone may be the most interesting of this but taken as a whole this is a very unique piece of village folk art.

The brown and white "Buddha-eye" or dzi stones are nice, especially if you can find old, authentic ones, but they are now very expensive. Because of their long shape, they tend to be used alone as amulets. They have a characteristic design of white lines produced by a resist or etching process or sometimes, by the mix of two materials used in their formation. Few of those on the Internet or for sale in shops today have the true "eye" design, and it is very unlikely that you will find any ancient ones. People used to say that they are the petrified bodies of heavenly insects. Others, dzi stone just manifest from the soil of Tibet, or that they are the product of a lost Tibetan technology. In the 1990s, it was shown that the original place of origin was South India, although Persia [Iran] has also been cited as the source.