Handmade Himalayan Arts & Crafts
Unique & Traditionally Made
Fairly Traded with Local Producers
Singing bowls are bowl shaped bells used in the practice of Buddhism. The use of such bells dates back as far as 3000 years and originated in the Himalayan regions of South Asia.
Our Tibetan rugs are made completely by hand from all natural fibres. It is often wrongly assumed that rugs labelled ’hand-tufted’, ‘handmade’ or ‘hand-loomed’ are really handmade.
Pashminas are textiles such as shawls, blankets and mufflers that are made from cashmere wool. Cashmere is very fine, light and so and it is famous for its insulating properties.
A thangka, pronounced ‘tan-ka’, is a Buddhist art form that it is believed to have been exported from Nepal to Tibet in the 7th century CE. Princes Bhrikuti is depicted in thangkas as the female Bodhisattva Green Tara.