Today we purchased another group of our absolute favorite amulets ever - the Solid Silver Buddha Series that is a limited edition series from the temple that began the Jatukam craze years ago. Though the craze has died down - as we've said before, what has died down are the thousands of other Thailand temples that were making their own Jatukam amulets to copy the originator - Wat Mahathat in Nakhon in southern Thailand.
The original, authentic, Jatukam Ramathep and Jatukam Buddha amulets that are made in Nakhon at Wat Mahathat are still VERY much in demand - and we love the style, so we are intent on collecting as many of the best ones as possible. Every time we go we see Malaysian, Chinese, and Singaporean visitors looking at the Jatukam amulets.
It is so amazing that they have also heard about the specialness of these amulets and make it a point to visit this virtually unknown city outside Thailand - Nakhon si Thammarat. We now have 22 of these special Thai amulets and we are going to sell one set of 7 together - probably to a collector or a Buddhist overseas, for somewhere around $1,290 - $1,490 USD.
These were made in very limited quantities - I think 300 total sets, and they have the number of the iteration in the series - imprinted on the amulets. In one set of 7 you will get Gold, Silver, Bronze, Blue, Yellow, Tea Colored (burnt orange), and Green.
These amulets are 100% guaranteed authentic and bought directly from the temple. There are absolutely NO MORE of these amulets for sale at the temple - anywhere. We bought all we could find over the past couple months. We have called in favors from some of our friends at the temple and they have found a few more for us today - to complete our collection.
We couldn't be happier finding some more of these lovely collector item amulets today. We spent way more than we intended - but, that is part of the fun I think. If they had more - we would have spent a lot more to buy them all. They are that lovely! So, one set of 7 will be sold together.
The other 15 we will sell individually or in groups of 2-4 amulets. Each amulet will likely be a really decent price and will come with a free stainless steel amulet case and we'll ship with international registered mail with a tracking number. Please note - these are not antique amulets, they were made recently, but the significance is that they were made and blessed by the monks AT THE ORIGINAL JATUKAM TEMPLE in Thailand.
There are few really special amulets, limited edition amulets coming out of the temple these days. In fact, these are from approximately 5 years ago. When these amulets first came out they were bought up by the hundreds by Thai collectors and devout Buddhists here in Thailand. There were and are - VERY FEW available to the public outside of Thailand. Today - as I said, there are NO more of these for sale at the temple. We have the last 22.
We have never seen even one of these amulets at the high profile amulet stores in Bangkok. Thais are keeping them for themselves and giving them to their children as keepsakes... relics of the most amazing amulets of the last century. If you want to purchase one of these amulets - give us an email and we'll let you know when the gallery and pages are done to showcase these amulets. We will probably put them both at ThaiAmuletSales.com and AllBuddhas.com.
OK, metta to you and yours... :)