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  betel set

 

Thailand

A copper betel set used for storing the ingredients for betel nut chewing. It usually also includes a cutter, called takrai nihb mahk, to slice the betel seed, and a copper grinder with a pestle, used to mash the ingredients, in order tom make them finer and easier to chew.

See also POSTAGE STAMPS (1), (2) and (3).