Some new amulet, Thais keep for their own collection. It is difficult to order through overseas.
Some new amulet, Thais don’t keep it at all. They sell all to overseas.
Local Thais have first-hand information in Thailand. Who is making the amulet? Which batch of amulet worth for collection? Which batch of amulet is made for commercial purpose? Local Thais know it clearly.
Some people have good reputation, they donated most of the amulet to the temple, they intended to help the monk and temple wholeheartedly.
Some people said that they are making 1,000 pieces in their brochure, but they made extra 500 pieces secretly. They donated small portion of the amulet to temple. Some people purposely go to find those monk who have never make amulet before, because they want to make the FIRST BATCH amulet for the monk. If the monk has already made monk image amulet before, they will help the monk to made Pidta amulet, or even phayant. as long as that is FIRST BATCH! FIRST BATCH! FIRST BATCH! ! !
Local Thais always said, Good amulet should have 3 good: Good Monk, Good Blessing Ceremony, Good Intention! Local Thais will not keep those amulet made for commercial purpose or personal benefit.