Hammered wire Ring in silver

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Hammered wire Ring in silver

This handmade hammered wire silver ring is crafted by Thai artisans in 95-98% pure Silver wire. The continuous silver wire is hammered and twisted and then applied in 14 loops to create the shape of The ring. The ring is lower at the back where the wire is joined together and opens up to be at its widest at the front. A thinner simple round - profile silver wire is applied a... Read more

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This handmade hammered wire silver ring is crafted by Thai artisans in 95-98% pure Silver wire. The continuous silver wire is hammered and twisted and then applied in 14 loops to create the shape of The ring. The ring is lower at the back where the wire is joined together and opens up to be at its widest at the front. A thinner simple round - profile silver wire is applied at the back of The ring, like a traditional woven basket-handle. It is elegant and lightweight, adapt for special occasions as for everyday wear. Our products are handcrafted in 98% Silver by Thai Karen hill-tribe artisans by means of traditional tools and techniques. 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. With a higher silver content than sterling silver, Karen silver has a weight, bright satin color and feel, all of its own. Every piece is handmade and individual. The product comes with traditional Thai cloth packaging . The listed sizes are ffor the ring size 6: Width 7 mm at narrowest and 13 mm at the widest point Inner diameter 16,50 mm /Inner Circumference 52 mm Weight: 6,51 g