Great looking fakes
Re: Re: Indonesia - Part II -- will Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Joyce Mail author
05/16/2009, 21:35:22

Will, the surface of the bead you show is pseudo-aged so professionally - there is surface crazing and a "crackle" that I see on genuine jatim. When beads such as these are aged in such a way to so closely duplicate an ancient bead, the intent can only be...........well, you know. It is going to be a real problem for collectors of ancient Java beads. It already is.

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