Turquoise and silver beads tiered bracelet

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The bracelet is made of tiny bright color turquoise beads, mixed with sand-grain silver beads, disposed randomly on the four strings that compose the bracelet. It closes with a silver hook and a series of silver loops that allow to adjust the length. On the last loop a handmade silver bell is attached, decorated with tiny "Podduang" pattern stamps, 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.

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The bracelet is made of tiny bright color turquoise beads, mixed with sand-grain silver beads, disposed randomly on the four strings that compose the bracelet. It closes with a silver hook and a series of silver loops that allow to adjust the length. On the last loop a handmade silver bell is attached, decorated with tiny "Podduang" pattern stamps, 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.

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. Every piece is handmade and individual.

The product comes with traditional Thai packaging.

By purchasing this product, you contribute directly to maintain and support local arts and crafts in Thailand.

Length: 17-21 cm

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Turquoise and silver beads tiered bracelet

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