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PDMAA4321 : Beautiful Sapphire Ring with Manee Nopphakao (9 Colored Gems), Oval Shape Cameo (Accessories, Thai amulet) with Katha:
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Material: 100% silver case embedded with sapphire cameo surrounded with Manee Nopphakao (9 gems in Thai belief: diamond, ruby, emerald, topaz, garnet, sapphire, moonstone, zircon, catâ€™s eye chrysoberyl)
Size: 59 in stock
**Made-to-order every size. Need 2 weeks for production.
Sapphire is one of 9 gems in Thai belief. It is believed to bring special powers: love, mercy and richness to a wearer.
In Thai belief, â€˜Manee Nopphakaoâ€™ is what Thai people call 9 colored gems believed to bring good results to a wearer consisting of:
1. Diamond (Thai, Phet)
2. Ruby (Thai, Tabtim)
3. Emerald (Thai, Moragoth)
4. Topaz (Thai, Butsrakam)
5. Garnet (Thai, Komen)
6. Sapphire (Thai, Pailin)
7. Moonstone (Thai, Mukda)
8. Zircon (Thai, Peitai)
9. Catâ€™s Eye Chrysoberyl (Thai, Paitoon).
In Thai culture, Manee Nopphakao (9 colored gems) plays important role in religion and dynasty. 9 colored gems are decorated for example on Buddha images, king and queenâ€™s seats, objects used in royal ceremonies and medals or badges for dukes and duchesses.
Thailand praises Manee Nopphakao (9 colored gems) as precious gemstones of nation. Additionally, affordable people can wear 9 colored gems for beauty and propitiousness. Some Thai people have their gemstones and hand them down to their heirs. 9 colored gems are given as a reward as well.
The belief of gemstones comes from India but there is no evidence when it came. In the past, those gems belonged to the king and the queen. Brahmins believe powers of 9 gems involve 9 planets in universe. So, they bring special powers such as good luck, wealth, etc. to a wearer. Nowadays, the 9 gems are popularly made as accessories for example rings, bracelets and necklaces anyone can wear.