Felt is one of the most popular craft materials and it is environmentally friendly. The choices are not only diverse, but affordable. Our felt products are 100% wool felt fabric, while a little expensive than the synthetic felt, it remains the most eco-friendly felt choice in the market. An all-natural product made from sheep or yak wool, wool felt boasts a soft, fine and dense texture, which makes it a favorite with artists and professional craftspeople.
A thangka is a painting on silk with embroidery, usually depicting a Buddhist deity, scene, or mandala. It is not a flat creation like an oil painting or acrylic painting but consists of a picture panel which is painted or embroidered over which a textile is mounted and then over which a cover is laid, usually silk.
We have a wide range of beautiful silver jewelery such as bracelets, earrings, pendants, and rings. All our silver collections are made out of 92.5% silver.
A kaleidoscope of color awaits you in a myriad of shapes, finishes and styles including handmade and bumpy glass beads.Covering an artistic spectrum from elegant to playful in an unbeatable combination of beauty and value.
Tibetan herbal incense is hand rolled from natural herbal ingredients. All the incense are made without perfumes, glues, dyes or bamboo sticks. Masalas or mixtures of herbs, plants, flowers, leaves, grass, wood, bark, spices and minerals are blended in strict accordance to make these incense. When burned, Tibetan herbal incense produces a rich, earthy, and pure aroma which can help soothe and calm a restless mind. It is widely used to purify the environment and as an aid for meditation and relaxation. In Tibetan medicine, it is often used to alleviate depression, stress and anxiety.
Gemstones are very significant in Tibetan Buddhist jewelery. The seven treasures in Buddhism are specifically Gold, Silver, Lapis Lazuli, Crystal or Quartz, Pearl, Red Coral and Agate. Coral teaches us form, also flow and flexibility within form. Coral symbolizes the energy of life force. Turquoise is believed to represent good fortune, good health, and provide powerful protection against the evil eye. Turquoise is used in Tibetan healing ceremonies, where a turquoise bead is believed to hold the shadow soul and draw out illness from the body. Buddhists associate turquoise with knowledge of the future. Onyx is a luxurious chalcedony quartz with a fine texture and deep black color. It is associated with the first Chakra which is the root Chakra, it is a grounding stone, valuable in difficult or confusing times in our lives. Whether you are a collector or just looking for the perfect statement piece, you’re bound to appreciate the beauty and history of Tibetan products.
This section has a wide variety of all the traditional and cultural prayer items needed for everyday prayers.
Batik is a technique of manual wax-resist dyeing applied to the entire cloth or cloth made using this technique. Batik is made either by drawing dots and lines of the resist with a spouted tool called a canting or by printing the resist with a copper stamp called a cap . The applied wax resists dyes and allows the artisan to color selectively by soaking the cloth in one color, removing the wax with boiling water, and repeating if multiple colors are desired.
The kukri / The khukuri / The Ghorkha knife is a Nepalese knife with an inwardly curved edge, similar to a machete, used as both a tool and as a weapon in Nepal and neighbouring countries of South Asia. Traditionally it was, and in many cases still is, the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. It is a characteristic weapon of the Nepalese Army, the Royal Gurkha Rifles and of all Gurkha regiments throughout the world, so much so that many English-speakers refer to the weapon as a "Gurkha blade" or "Gurkha knife".
Bone Jewellery is a wearable bone art. Usually the bones from mountain yaks are acquired when they have either died of natural causes or were killed for food or clothing but never killed with an intention to make jewellery. The bones are cleaned with great care and sanitized several times to ensure clean and safe products. They are then individually crafted to give a life in the form of necklaces, rings, bracelets, etc.
Creating a contemplative and soothing sound, Tibetan singing bowls are used for meditation, holistic healing, balancing of the body's chakras, reiki, relaxation, stress reduction or simply as wonderful piece of art. It is believed that mantras chanted during the making of a singing bowl are released into the universe when the bowl is played. Traditionally used for meditation, their sound can mark the beginning or end of a meditation period. They can be played during meditation to focus the mind. Singing Bowls are also commonly used for chakra healing, balancing the energy centers of the body.
All our paper products are made out of Lokta, a plant botanically known as Daphe Bhoula or Daphne Papyracea. It is found at an altitude of 6,500 feet to 9,500 feet from the sea level. The bark of the Lokta is used as raw material for all our paper products. Lokta plant is harvested by cutting its stem at ground level without destroying the main root. Lokta regenerates naturally in about 2 to 3 years of time. Hence, there is no adverse effect on the forest ecology.
Our wide range of herbal teas are made from himalayan herbs, spices or other plant materials. The more accurate meaning of herbal tea is described my the French word tisane, which is really just an infusion of leaves, seeds, roots or bark, extracted in hot water. In addition to serving as a beverage, many herbal teas are also consumed for their perceived medical benefits.
We have a huge collection of Nepali handmade statues in this category. These statues are made up of copper, brass or bronze and are finished in various styles like gold plating, partly gold plating, oxidized or bronze finishing. The majority of the statues you see with us are handmade by the process of loss wax system, which is considered to be the ancient process of making the statue in Nepal.