Brass Metal Garuda Bird Snake Bite Amulet Talisman Buddhist Blessing Thailand A2 This is gorgeous Brass Garuda amulet from Thailand Garuda is a humanoid bird creature and the mount of lord Vishnu. The Phoenix is considered a modern version of Garuda. It is a popular figure in Thailand and Cambodia. In Indonesia it is the national symbol. In India the Garuda is the enemy of the naga serpent or snake and is regarded as an amulet to protect against snake bites and their poison. This Garuda has a written Buddhist Blessing for good luck on the back. Size: 1.1" tall and 1.1" wide (2.6 cm tall and 2.5 cm wide) Weight: .27 oz (7.6 gm) Listing and template services provided by inkFrog Open.