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Pillowed coin beads. The Star of Ishtar or Star of Inanna. (see below)Opaque orange with shiny magenta wash
13mm coin
7m thick
~1mm hole

The Star of Inanna, the eight pointed star, is a symbol of the ancient Sumerian goddess Inanna and her East Semitic counterpart Ishtar. Alongside the lion, it was one of Ishtar's primary symbols. Because Ishtar was associated with the planet Venus, the star is also known as the Star of Venus.

GBC156