Brown Sugar Andes Llama Spiritual BEZOAR STONE C165
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AN AUTHENTIC LLAMA BEZOAR STONE
Inventory Number: C165
Country of Origin: Plurinational State of Bolivia.
Size (maximum by minimum): 1.44 cm. by 0.88 cm.
Color: As in photos.
Shape: A large, roughly flattened teardrop shape.
Physical Appearance: A marbled, granular (melted brown sugar-like) surface in shades of beige and brown with exposed sections of dark brown and white shiny core.
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Investigaciones Culturales de Bolivia: Miscellaneous Cultural Notes XIX ,
La Paz, Bolivia
Bezoar stones are calculous, or mineral, concretions found in the digestive tracts of various artiodactyls. They have been utilized for millennia for their presumed magical qualities. These curious “gall” stones have also been called mustika pearls. Bezoar stones are relatively rare and have always been extremely valuable to tribes and cultures that revere them. In Europe, throughout most of the second millennium A.D., the “stones” were especially sought after by royalty, politicians and wealthy persons who believed that they could be used as antidotes against poison that their enemies might attempt to serve... read more