Diamond silver beads & blue lapis lazuli bracelet

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Stories of Silver and Silk

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Stories was created to unveil traditions, knowledge, heritage and creativity. We offer our customers unique and innovative handmade creations made from local materials and crafted by local artisans. We are committed to support and preserve local arts and re-contextualize the traditions into ...

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Diamond silver beads & blue lapis lazuli bracelet

This handmade bracelet is composed of night-blue color beautiful tiny lapis lazuli beads, mixed with 3 small silver grains an 5 handmade diamond silver pieces in front. The string is attached to a round toggle hook, decorated with tiny "Podduang" pattern, typical of Thai Karen hill-tribe people. Lapis lazuli stone has been valued in many ancient cultures and is a univers... Read more

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This handmade bracelet is composed of night-blue color beautiful tiny lapis lazuli beads, mixed with 3 small silver grains an 5 handmade diamond silver pieces in front. The string is attached to a round toggle hook, decorated with tiny "Podduang" pattern, typical of Thai Karen hill-tribe people. Lapis lazuli stone has been valued in many ancient cultures and is a universal symbol of wisdom, friendship and truth. The bracelet can be combined with a matching necklace, or similar products from our shop. You can choose this bracelet in 2 variations of silver beads, as on photo. Please let us know which one you product number: refer when ordering the product (5 same size beads OR with a bigger bead in the middle - in case you don't let us know about your product number: REFerence we will send the version with 5 same size beads). It is a simple yet elegant piece which can easily be worn for any occasion. The set of necklace/bracelet also makes a lovely gift. 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: 18 cm (let us know if you need the size to be adjusted)