MakRuk is the Thai version of the western board game of chess. It is shaped resembles that piece on the board of a nobleman. It represents power, prestige, and nobility. The top lid is in the lotus bud shape which is placed on the tiered bases called “Chatra”. The covered body is the round dome shape with a thin concave rim. The MakRuk is implied in the progressive and successful life.
The jar/ urn body has a fat round shape on the narrow and flared base for stability. Although this shape has a short base, the outside of the jar is usually painted with a high base look that implies the glorification and compliment.
In the past, this jar was often used to contain food as in tureens used at the Royal table and the small size was used to contain fragrances and aroma oils.
Because of its exclusiveness and steady so it is extensively used for cremation urn for the loved ones.
The 6 inches or larger size can be used for adult urn but the smaller than 6 inches size can be used for keepsake or child & infant urn.
KraDangNga design is a kind of Ilang-Ilang flower which has a beautiful shape and exquisite fragrance. The extract of this flower is used in Thai food and desserts. The main design looks like the “KaNok” design (The basic Thai pattern from the flame shape) which consists of double corners and is also commonly depicted on temple walls. Furthermore, this pattern is also influenced by Indian art and culture which features delicately curved lines in a twisted form of stems and leaves blending together perfectly so the design is indicated to the coherence of harmony.