KAREN braided silver ring

76,00

The KAREN braided silver ring is a beautiful handcrafted piece. The braiding is composed of classic 925 silver and aged 925 silver. It is one of our discoveries, during our last trip in the north of Thailand. This country is full of jewelry but rarely handmade. Only Karen jewelry, an ethnic group from the north of the country, is still made according to ancestral methods. The silver worked is of quality and the finishes of this jewel are perfect.

Features

  • Ring in 925 silver certificated
  • Weight: g 14
  • Size: adjustable (54 to 60) - guide of ring sizes
  • Delivered in a handmade silk and cotton pouch
  • 100% Handmade Jewel

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KAREN braided silver ring

The KAREN braided silver ring is a beautiful handcrafted piece. The braiding is composed of classic 925 silver and aged 925 silver. It is one of our discoveries, during our last trip in the north of Thailand. This country is full of jewelry but rarely handmade. Only Karen jewelry, an ethnic group from the north of the country, is still made according to ancestral methods. The silver worked is of quality and the finishes of this jewel are perfect.

925 silver, the material of your ring

The silver used to make the jewelry can not be pure 100%, because it would be too soft. In order to work it is added one or more alloy metals, most of the time copper.

The silver jewels in Europe and in most countries of the world are silver 925. It is the 1er silver title, it has minium content of 92,5%. This is also known as Sterling Silver, Sterling Silver 925. Sterling silver, for example, is composed of 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper. Sterling silver has been a silver category for jewelery in many countries since the XIIIth century. To learn more, read our full tutorial on925 silver, French, European and other standards in the world, etc.

Thai money is often purer than the world standard. It often contains 95 at 98% money, which allows a different job of money. Because purer silver is softer and more malleable, Thai silver jewelry is usually thicker.

Fair trade jewelry

Omyoki offers silver and fantasy jewelery designed in France and manufactured in collaboration with talented craftsmen from India, Nepal and Thailand. Original creations, in limited editions or in unique pieces, hand-made by local craftsmen, chosen with care.

Our jewels are sold in a logic of Fair Trade. Jewelery is created to accompany the hard work of small workshops, women's groups, or the work of local artists from developing countries. Our goal is to provide work in less favored areas than ours and to improve the lives of artists and their families.

Each workshop was visited, to check the working conditions, the quality of life and the fair remuneration of the craftsmen. A personal relationship has been established with each craftsman, around countless teas and spending hours discussing, as it should be in Asian countries. Check out our video of presentation of craftsmen and their work.

Where was your ring made

This jewel was handmade in Thailand by a craftsman Karen tribes. The Karen are an ethnic group that originally came from Burma. They have a know-how in the field of silver work that is very characteristic and can not be found anywhere else.

Features of your ethnic adjustable silver ring

  • Ring in 925 silver certificated
  • Weight: g 14
  • Size: adjustable (54 to 60)
  • Delivered in a handmade silk and cotton pouch
  • 100% Handmade Jewel

Ring size

Measure your size or find your partner's ring size, with our guide to ring sizes.

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