This section contain various identification methods to determine the authenticity of certain high value Thai amulets. Counterfeit Thai amulets are prominent in the amulet market where scammers are looking to make a quick profit. It is important for consumers to understand how to I.D. these higher value Thai amulets before they proceed to purchase.
Each batch of amulets consecrated will have its own distinct traits which are hard for scammers to duplicate. These traits can be used as an I.D. for the amulet to help us differentiate the reals from the fakes. In this section, we will provide necessary information for consumers to correctly I.D. these traits. This page will be updated weekly so please check back in for the latest updates. Feel free to email us for any special request .
Picture of Luang Pu Toh
LP Toh of Wat Pradoochimplee is considered as one of the all time great monks. He lived from B.E. 2430 - B.E. 2524 and passed away at the high age of 93. Many people get confused between 'Somdej Toh' and 'Luang Pu Toh'. Please make special note that they are not the same person. 'Somdej Toh' of Wat Rakang is arguably the greatest monk of all time and the creator of Phra Somdej. He lived from B.E. 2331- B.E. 2415. All his amulets are extremely powerful and rare, the prices fetch up towards 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 Baht. 'Luang Pu Toh' was born 15 years after the death of 'Somdej Toh', so he is a generation generation younger. LP Toh is well known for creating efficacious amulets and his Phra Pidta series are especially popular. All his amulets are valuable and have steadily increased in price since the day they were consecrated.
Phra Pidta Mahaseneh Nur Phong Kesorn
Phra Pidta Mahaseneh Nur Phong Bailan
Phra Pidta Mahaseneh is the 1st batch of Phra Pidta's consecrated by LP Toh of Wat Pradoochimplee. This pidta was bless in B.E. 2518 during Khao Pansa (Buddhist lent season). Phra Pidta Mahaseneh is extremely efficacious in increasing attraction and popularity. A total of 3,000 pcs were consecrated in Nur Phong Bailan & 33,000 pcs consecrated in Nur Phong Kesorn.
Nur Phong Bailan = 3,000 pcs
Nur Phong Kesorn = 33.000 pcs
Example Color Range of Phra Pidta Mahalap(Jumbo 1)
Phra Pidta Jumbo 1 was consecrated by LP Toh in B.E. 2520 to celebrate his 90th birthday. When this amulet was first released, many people commented about the amulet being too big and the renting price was too high. The price of Phra Pidta Jumbo 1 when it first came out was 100 baht. Many of LP Toh's followers were solders and policeman and they tested the amulet by attempting to shoot the amulet with their guns. However, each time they would fail because their gun would not fire and thus leaving the amulet intact. By the year of B.E. 2553, the price of this amulet has already increased to over 100,000 baht.
Nur Phong Bailan With 1 Silver Takrut = 1,272 pcs
Nur Phong Kesorn With 1 Silver Takrut = 57 pcs
Nur Phong Somdej With 1 Silver Takrut = 16 pcs
Phra Sivali Loop-Kai simply means Phra Sivali amulet in oval shape. This amulet was consecrated in B.E.2521. A total of 21,370 pieces consecrated in Nur Phong Kesorn and 1,488 pieces in Nur Phong Bailan. Please do make special note that both materials are inserted with 1 silver takrut at the bottom of the amulet. Since limited pieces were made for Nur Phong Bailan, so the price for Nur Bailan will be approximately 2-3X more expensive than Nur Kesorn.
Color Range Sample For Phra Sivali Loop-Kai.
Bailan Ranges color from grey to dark brownish black.
Kesorn Ranges color for Khaki to Dark Brown Color.
Phra Sivali Si-Lam simply means square shape Phra Sivali amulet. This amulet was consecrated in B.E. 2521 by LP Toh. All total of 4000 pcs were made all in Nur Phong Kesorn. Most pieces have 1 silver takrut insert at the bottom, but some rare pieces are inserted with 2 takrut, Additionally, there are some pieces that are soaked in holy water.
Color Range of Phra Sivali from Pale yellow to Dark Brown
Phra Somdej Prokpo KaoSanDam
Back Side of Phra Somdej Prokpo KhaoSanDam
Phra Somdej Prokpo KhaoSanDam was consecrated by LP Toh in B.E.2516. The back side Lang Yant Tee is embedded with fossilised holy black rice. A total of 7,500 pieces were consecrated.
Phra Somdej Pim Lek Lang Yant-Tee 1st Pim Nur Kesorn
Phra Somdej Pim Lek Lang Yant-Tee 2nd Pim Nur Kesorn
Phra Somdej Pim Lek Lang Yant-Tee there are 2 models created. The front side of the amulet is the same for both models, but the back side is slightly different. The lang yant-tee on the back of the 1st model is clearer/sharper and the thickness of the piece is thicker. A total of 300 pcs of Nur Phong Bailan were consecrate and 1200 pieces of Nur Phong Kesorn were created for the '1st model'. A total of 31,000 pieces in kesorn were consecrated for the 2nd model.