Lifestyle: The sound of stamps
HRH PRINCESS Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s talent for playing Thai classical music is being celebrated through four new stamps, which are being issued next week as part of the Thailand Philatelic Exhibition 2015.
The stamps, which are also the Thailand Post’s way of marking the Princess’ 60th birthday, feature each of the four instruments with which she is associated: the sor duang (treble fiddle), the sor sam sai (three-stringed fiddle), the ja khae (three-stringed zither) and the ranad ek (alto xylophone).
Lithography and hot-foil stamping have been used to create the Princess’ royal emblem in purple. Read More