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The necklace is composed of 5 strands of 3 small pieces of bright blue natural turquoise and handmade silver pieces, both in a shape of tiny barrel-shape beads. It closes with a simple handmade silver hook.
Turquoise is one of the oldest protection amulets, and was also known as a symbol of wealth and nobility in many ancient cultures.
All silver parts are handcrafted 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.
By purchasing this product, you contribute directly to maintain and support local arts and crafts in Thailand.