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VINTAGE TIBET OXEN BONE SKULL BEADS OWL ROSARY CRUCIFIX CATHOLIC NECKLACE CROSS For Sale
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VINTAGE TIBET OXEN BONE SKULL BEADS OWL ROSARY CRUCIFIX CATHOLIC NECKLACE CROSS:
TIBET OXEN BONE SKULL BEADS OWL ROSARY CRUCIFIX Tibet oxen Bone Skull Bead ROSE ROSARY QUALITY: HIGH QUALITY
WEIGHT: 160 G
CROSS:Italy PEWTERBone Skull Beads: 10MMOXEN BONE OWL: 25MM Tibet oxen (Yak) Bone Skull & OWL
from Tibet with Hand Carved
retain the natural aroma for every day You are offering on a nice Tibet oxen Bone Skull & OXEN BONE OWL BEADS ROSARY & Cross,With Each Speclal Bead Being Round.Well Kept with no cracks at all.Its appearance and quality are excellent.
Offering for your spiritual life, witness wear, or gift giving, a stunning religious rosary from olden oridental. This Rosaryis so one size Fits most teens/adults,Very stylish and unique, great religious's witness wear, great prayer reminder, and thanks for looking.
I'm sorry due to the limit of my camera, I cannot present the complete beauty of this bead to you. If you have the chance to get this Rosary, please don't forget to admire it under light.This Rosary will become part of your life! If you have any questions or you need more information about this or any other product, please email me.Please take a moment to browse through the other lovely jewelry items in my store, and add me to your list of favorites. Tibet oxen (Yak) Bone Skull:
This is a Wonderful Skull and Fragrance Bead Rosary. Made with Sandalwood Beads from Tibet with Hand Carved Tibet oxen (Yak) Skulls, which according to legend, represents the bones of Adam, and suggests that through the cross all men may rise to eternal life. The Tibet oxen (Yak) bone skull is remind us that we are not immortal, only Jesus is immortal., and it is to remind us of the crown of thorns that Jesus wore during the Crucifixion. All Tibet oxen (Yak) Bone Skull (6) & Sandalwood Bead Rosary & Cross are Handmade and Designed by me Nun sister. Yak ( Tibet Royal oxen) :
The yak (Bos grunniens, but also Poephagus grunniens, though this new name is not universally accepted) is a long-haired bovine found throughout the Himalayan region of south Central Asia, the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau and as far north as Mongolia. In addition to a large domestic population, there is a small, vulnerable wild yak population. In Tibetan, the word yak refers only to the male of the species; a female is a dri or nak. In most languages which borrowed the word, including English, yak is usually used for both sexes.
Yaks are herd animals. Wild yaks stand about two meters tall at the shoulder and domesticated yaks about one meter. Both types have long shaggy hair to insulate them from the cold. Wild yaks can be brown or black. Domesticated ones can also be white. Both males and females have horns. Thubten Jigme Norbu, the elder brother of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, reports on his journey from Kumbum in Amdo to Lhasa in 1950 that:
"Before long I was to see the vast herds of drongs with my own eyes. The sight of those beautiful and powerful beasts who from time immemorial have made their home on Tibet's high and barren plateaux never ceased to fascinate me. Somehow these shy creatures manage to sustain themselves on the stunted grass roots which is all that nature provides in those parts. And what a wonderful sight it is to see a great herd of them plunging head down in a wild gallop across the steppes. The earth shakes under their heels and a vast cloud of dust marks their passage. At nights they will protect themselves from the cold by huddling up together, with the calves in the centre. They will stand like this in a snow-storm, pressed so close together that the condensation from their breath rises into the air like a column of steam. The nomad have occasionally tried to bring up young drongs as domestic animals, but they have never entirely succeeded. Somehow once they live together with human beings they seem to lose their astonishing strength and powers of endurance; and they are no use at all as pack animals, because their backs immediately get sore." Tibet Royal oxen 1 (Wild yaks):
Wild yaks (Tibetan: drong) can weigh up to 1,200 kg (2,400 lb). They usually form groups of between 10 and 30 animals. Their habitat is treeless uplands like hills, mountains and plateaus between 3,200 m (10,500 ft) and roughly 5,400 m (18,000 ft). They eat grasses, lichens and other plants. They are insulated by dense, close, matted under-hair as well as their shaggy outer hair. Yaks secrete a special sticky substance in their sweat which helps keep their under-hair matted and acts as extra insulation. This secretion is used in traditional Nepalese medicine.
Tibet Royal oxen 2 ( Domesticated yaks) :
Domesticated yaks are kept primarily for their milk, fiber, and meat, and as beasts of burden. They transport goods across mountain passes for local farmers and traders as well as in support of climbing and trekking expeditions; their dung is even burned as fuel. Yak milk is often processed to a cheese called chhurpi in Tibetan and Nepali languages, and byaslag in Mongolia. Often the pack animals are actually crossbreeds of the yak and Bos taurus (common domestic cattle). These are known in Tibetan as dzo or dzopkyo. Yaks grunt, and unlike cattle are not known to produce the characteristic bovine lowing sound.
Yak fibers are soft and smooth, in several colors, including shades of gray, brown, black and white. They are about 1.2 inches long and are combed or shed from the yak and then dehaired. The result is a splendid downy fiber that can be spun into yarn for knitting.
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