Turquoise and Karen Silver NecklaceSC-21-N-15
2mm faceted multi-toned turquoise beads are combined with a Karen silver pendant with abstracted flower motif and silver accent beads.
The Karen people of Northern Thailand are one the largest ethnic groups among the many Hill Tribe People of the Golden Triangle, a region comprising Northern Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. They are skilled craftsmen and are known for their fine silver jewelry work. Each motif is handstamped into even the finest bead or pendant. Karen silver has a 98- 99% silver content and will subsequenlty tarnish very slowly compared to traditional sterling silver.