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Super Rare Old Karen Hill Tribe Brass Bell Necklace Handmade For Sale
Old Karen Hill Tribe Brass Bell Necklace
This is a really rare authentichandmadeKaren Hill Tribe Brass Bell Necklace that I recently procured during a recent trip to the Golden Triangle Region. There are 28 bells on this necklace and each one wascompletelyhandmade, including the casting and finishing. Most of the bells on this piece have fish designs. Expertlycrafted by Karen Hill Tribe people of Northern Thailand, brass bell necklaces like this are still worn by some of the women and of the Karen Hill Tribe. However, as Christianity and Western customs spread among the Karen people, traditional jewelery and clothing are becoming more rare.. so don't let this unique opportunity pass you by... Buy it Now. I have included a brief history of the Karen People below.
Dimensions: Can be seen in photos.
Age: The bells on this necklace range from about 100 - 60 years old.
DON'T LET THIS UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY GET AWAY... BUT IT NOW!
Thanks for your time and consideration... Dobuydon
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BRIEF HISTORY OF THE KAREN PEOPLE
For centuries much of the population of northern Thailand has been composed of ethnic groups commonly known as 'hilltribes'. The largest of these is the Karen group numbering around 400,000 in Thailand.
The two main Karen groups in Thailand are the Sgaw and Pwo Karen. The Karen Hilltribes Trust works with the largest, the Sgaw Karen, who live in the Khun Yuam and Mae La Noi districts of the Mae Hong Son Province.
Their history in northern Thailand can be traced back to the twelfth century. It is thought that Karen originally came from Tibet, through China, and eventually to Thailand.
In Thailand they mostly live in the more remote mountainous areas due west of Chiang Mai. They are subsistence farmers who live at peace with nature and the forests. The Karen settled in what is termed the 'middle level' in the mountains, namely between 800 and 1,800 meters.
They were semi-nomadic people using swidden (slash and burn) farming methods, moving around on a seven year cycle. However, around 1968 the Government insisted that they must stop moving around. They were offered Thai ID and land rights if they could prove longevity. Now they are settled but their lifestyle is still influenced by their culture
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Super Rare Old Karen Hill Tribe Brass Bell Necklace Handmade: $180