Length of Stamp : 10.86 Inches / 27.6 Cms. 4.44 Inches / 11.3 Cms. 1131 Grams / 2.494 Lb. This is very beautiful very old iron tibetan seal, stamp. Thokcha (Tibetan: , Wylie: thog lcags; also alternatively Tibetan: Wylie: gnam lcags) "sky-iron" are tektites and meteorites which are often high in iron content, refer iron meteorite. The usage of meteoric iron is common in the history of ferrous metallurgy. Historically, thokchas were held in esteem for sacred metallurgical fabrication of weapons, musical instruments and sacred tools, e. Their inclusion as an auspicious addition in the metallurgical fabrication of sacred objects cast of Panchaloha is documented. The term has also come to denote ancient metal objects which serve as amulets made from thokcha. They are traditionally held to be endowed with magic and protective power and in this respect are comparable to Tibetan Dzi beads. Meteoric iron or'sky-iron' Tib. Gnam lcags is the supreme substance for forging the physical representation of the vajra or other iron weapons, since it has already been tempered by the celestial gods in its passage across the heavens.
The indivisibility of form and emptiness is a perfect metaphor for the image of a meteorite or'stone fallen from the sky', manifesting out of the voidness of space as a shooting star or fireball, and depositing a chunk of fused'sky iron' on the earth below. Many vajras held by deities as weapons are described as being forged from meteorite iron, and Tibet, with its high altitude, thin atmosphere and desolate landscape, received an abundance of meteorite fragments. As most of transit are in lock-down state until further notice. Stay Safe, keep distance and stay home as much as you can. Let us help each other in many ways as we can.
Take care and be safe and make others to be safe. Namaste And Peace From Nepal. The item "Amazing Tibetan stamp seal amber Silver-carve Signature Antique handmade, Nepal" is in sale since Friday, April 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Nepalese & Tibetan". The seller is "tibetan_store" and is located in kathmandu.
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