The necklace is composed of small pieces of bright blue and brownish colour natural turquoise and handmade silver pieces; it closes with a round toggle hook, decorated with tiny “Podduang” pattern, typical of Thai Karen hill-tribe people.
Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth and nobility in many ancient cultures.
The necklace can be combined with a matching turquoise and silver beads bracelet.
All silver parts are hand crafted in 95-98% Silver by Thai Karen hill-tribe artisans.
The Karen are a group of ethnic peoples who reside primarily in southern and southeastern Burma and in northern and north-eastern Thailand. Thai and Burmese hill tribes can be traced back to the 12th century when they are said to have originated from Tibet.
The product comes with traditional Thai packaging and includes tracking number for safer shipping.
By purchasing this product, you contribute directly to maintain and support local arts and crafts in Thailand.
Size: Length 42 cm