Garuda Bird God figure pendant snake bite amulet Thailand A14



his is a gorgeous brass metal Garuda Bird Amulet Pendant from Thailand. 
Garuda is a humanoid bird creature and the mount of lord Vishnu. 

The Phoenix is considered a modern version of Garuda. It is a popular figure in Thailand and  Cambodia. 
In Indonesia it is the national symbol. In India the Garuda is the enemy of the Naga serpent or snake and is 
regarded as an amulet to protect against snake bites and their poison. 

I am including a nice hand woven cord from Nepal with a wood clasp as well so it can be worn right away.

Size: 1.3" tall and 1.35" wide ( 3.1 cm tall and 3.2 cm wide ) not including clasp 

Weight: .49 oz ( 14 gm)