Thai Takrut Amulet Necklace

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  • Takrut (rolled metal tube amulet) from Thailand
  • Amulet measures 4" X 5/16".
  • Braided bolo leather cord adjusts from 17" to 30".
  • Takrut begin life as a flat sheet of metal, which is then engraved or embossed with a blessing, prayer, or magical incantation. It is then rolled into a tube that can be worn around the neck or waist. This particular one was further encapsulated by winding blessed cord (sai sin) around it, before it is hand-lacquered and gold leafed.