The Beauty of Hill Tribe Silver Jewelry
recent years, silver jewelry from the Hill Tribes of Northern Thailand has
become popular all over the world. Unlike modern jewelry, the silver jewelry
from Thai Hill Tribes is made by hand using primitive tools and techniques inherited from generation to
generation for hundreds of years.
Hill Tribe people believe
silver brings luck and prosperity. They put a lot of work and details into
every piece of jewelry, making these everyday accessories into fabulous pieces
The majority of Hill Tribe
silver jewelry contains 97.5% to 99.9% pure silver, much finer than sterling silver,
which is 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper. Consequently, Hill Tribe silver has a
bright satin color and unique touch of its own. You may not find any hallmark
in these pieces, but their origins can be guaranteed.
Each piece of Hill Tribe
silver is handmade and individual. The artisans create jewelry of a distinctive
style in hammered, carved and textured finishes. You may actually find the
evidence in the rich details that the item having been formed by the hands of
Hill Tribe craftsman. And this is the reason why no two pieces of Hill Tribe
silver jewelry are exactly alike.
The lifestyle in the Hill
Tribes in Northern Thailand is closely related to nature. Therefore Hill Tribe
silver jewelry is mainly inspired by nature. The work pieces are featuring
patterns of nature. For example, you can see a lot of components like sun,
moon, flowers, leaves, fish, butterflies and shells, etc.
As Thailand is a Buddhist
country, there are also many patterns carved in the pieces that are expressing
faith, religion and traditional lifestyle of the tribes. These mysterious
totems are extremely beautiful and charming.
On our website there are quite a few Hill Tribe silver items, many of them are one of a kind.