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About this item: Embodying sweetness, delicate jasmine blooms profusely in a garden of bliss. Ploy Intha’s design depicts the intricate images in exquisite detail. Sharing her love for flowers, she presents an extraordinary cuff bracelet of sterling silver. .925 Sterling silver bracelet. Bracelet measures 6.5″ from end to end and 1.2″ wide.
About our Artist: My name is Ploy Intha. Although silversmithing is my passion, I have not always been a silversmith. When I was very young, I worked for five years as a food seller with my sister. I would wake up at two o’clock in the morning and work until nine in the evening. It was a hard job that paid very little money, but I enjoyed working with my sister and providing nourishment for our regular customers. But one day my sister took another job. I could not manage working alone, on account of my leg. I have polio. I moved to northern Thailand about that time, and began looking for a job. I discovered that Northern Thailand is the birthplace of so many interesting handicrafts. I particularly loved the exceptional silver designs created in this region of Thailand. My enthusiasm for silver soon earned me a job in a silver shop. Unfortunately, because of my leg, I was not able to sit for extended periods of time, as the other silversmiths did. Although I loved that position as a silversmith, I finally had to leave that post because of my great physical discomfort. I worked for a time as a housekeeper after that, for wonderful employers who allowed me to go back to school on the weekends. In three years I graduated with a high school certificate. During that time, I continued to visit the old silver…
An original NOVICA fair trade product in association with National Geographic.
Includes an official NOVICA Story Card certifying quality & authenticity.
NOVICA works with Ploy Intha to craft this item.
Includes an original NOVICA jewelry pouch to keep for yourself or give as a gift.
A keepsake treasure designed to be loved for years to come.