Silver beads resembling grains of rice reveal the artistry of Thailand's hill tribes in a bracelet crafted by hand. By Napapat, this textured bracelet is knotted by hand to showcase the beads in beautiful symmetry....more
This handmade creation is offered in partnership with NOVICA, in association with National Geographic.
Silver beads resembling grains of rice reveal the artistry of Thailand's hill tribes in a bracelet crafted by hand. By Napapat, this textured bracelet is knotted by hand to showcase the beads in beautiful symmetry.
Metal: Silver 950
Material: Waxed polyester cords
Dimensions: 5 mm wide x 7.7 inches long
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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