The Rich Tradition of Thailand’s Ivory Carving

The Rich Tradition of Thailand’s Ivory Carving

The “white elephant” (white only in some areas of the body) is sacred in Thailand. To classify it as sacred, an elephant should also be genteel in demeanor. If an elephant meets these criteria, it will belong by law to the King of Thailand.
Other elephants were very important in Thai life. They were used in [...]

The Right Way to Tackle Ivory Collection

If you are interested in collecting ivory, you have to make sure that you are very aware of the law that comes with this kind of hobby. You wouldn’t want to get into trouble just because you have started on something that can make you happy and something that you really adore. You have to [...]