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Balinese Silver Naga Snake Ring with Gold-Plated Hood and Red Ruby Crown

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The Balinese ring is made by hand, using 92.5% genuine silver. The unique model of the talismanic ring represents a mythical nāga snake deity, which is worshipped in both Hindu and Buddhist traditions. It also contains a small piece of gold-plated decoration and a dark blood red ruby gemstone on the head of the nāga ...

Hand Carved Black Nephrite Jadeite Pendant of a Crouching Tiger with an Aura of Invincibility

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On the front of the pendant there is the hand carved image of a crouching tiger, which has been inspired by the ancient Chinese-Indonesian art of the kraton (royal palace) of Cirebon. The tiger is depicted in a position where its knees are bent and the upperbody is brought forward and down. The animal adopts ...

Black Jade Tiger Pendant for Invulnerability against Disgraceful Acts of Treason and Extortion

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Natural black nephrite jadeite is commonly known as black jade. The rock owes its color to the microscopic inclusions of dark minerals. Thus, the graphite at the stone's inclusions cause it become dark green or even black. The main composition, therefore, bears some resemblance to ink, for indeed, this dense variety of (ferro-) hornblende jade ...

Kejawen Talisman with Handwritten Kalacakra Spell for Removal of Bad Luck and Evasion of Hostility

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Kalacakra in both Sanskrit and Javanese means 'wheel of time' ('kala': time; 'cakra': wheel). 'Kala' also refers to the Lord of Time; i.e., Baṭṭhara Kala, a deity in the Hindu and Buddhist pantheon. Indeed, kalacakra is a key term in ancient Indian philosophy and religion (most notably in Hinduism and Buddhism), as well as in ...

Black Badar Besi Iron Rock Embodiment of an Ethereal Khodamic Entity

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Badar besi is internationally acclaimed as one of Asia's most potent amulets. This Indonesian talisman is equivalent to lek lai in Thailand. The words besi and lek both mean 'metal' or 'iron', referring to the same type of sacred iron found in this part of the world. This kind of mineral is considered to be ...