PraYaKru is a simple vessel covered jar/ urn which looks simple but grandiose. The unique top cover is in the lotus bud shape which is placed on the tiered bases called “Chatra”. The covered body is the three levels of the dome shape with a thin concave rim.
The shape of this jar/ urn is proportionally wider which can hold extra capacity on each size that implies wishes of the fostering and sustaining with the exuberance of life. It is high with a broad mouth and narrow foot rim which represents the glorification and compliment.
In the past, this jar was often used to contain food as in tureen used at the Royal table but a very small size used for fragrances and face powders on the vanity, but the large size with high pedestal stand often used for cremation ashes as well.
Because of its uniqueness, so it is extensively used for cremation urn for the loved ones.
The 7 inches or larger size can be used for adult urn but the smaller than 7 inches size can be used for keepsake or child & infant urn.
Elephants design is the freehand drawing with colorful technique from the proficient and gifted artists. Historically, Thai elephants are considered to be very important culturally. There are many elephant references in artworks, literature, and national emblems. Since Thailand is a majority Buddhist country, elephants are portrayed as sacred animals from their special symbolism in the practice of Buddhism. Many artworks in Royal Palaces and temples have drawings/paintings of elephants on their walls. In 1917, Thailand's official flag was a white elephant in the middle of a scarlet background. White elephants in Thai society also represent wealth, power, and long life because of their past association with Royalty. In Thailand, there are animal and planetary zodiac signs. The elephant is the fourth in the animal zodiac.
Asian elephants share a close relationship with Thais, from being used by warriors on battlefields, worshiped as religious icons, and faithful laborers. Today they still hold a large amount of cultural significance in Thailand and are a large part of the locals’ livelihood.