Napapat designs a beautiful bracelet to celebrate hill tribe jewelry. She knots the black bracelet by hand with techniques that the Yao women usually only teach her daughters, and adorns it with florid silver pendants from the Karen hill tribe....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Napapat designs a beautiful bracelet to celebrate hill tribe jewelry. She knots the black bracelet by hand with techniques that the Yao women usually only teach her daughters, and adorns it with florid silver pendants from the Karen hill tribe.
Metal: Silver 950, sterling silver clasp
Finish: Combined high polish, oxidized
Material: Waxed polyester cord
Pendant dimensions (each): 5 mm wide x 36 mm long
Dimensions: 5 mm wide x 7.7 inches long
Color: Black and Silver
Story Behind the Art: 'I once had the chance to go to the Yao hill tribe where I saw women braiding threads to make accessories. Their technique and style has been passed down from mother to daughter,' recalls Napapat. 'I wanted to learn and though they tried to tell me it was actually difficult, I was undeterred. Eventually I started to my own designs with silver and waxed cords so they don't fray. Friends and family love my designs, and the fact I've managed to preserve the ethnic essence we all love.'
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