Wood carving is an important decorative and cultural tradition in most parts of India. In the forested north, houses are wholly or partly built from timber and decorated with floral and geometric carving.
This collection is your gateway to the exotic bazaars of India, Africa and The Orient. Here you can find a unique painted shrine or a beautiful silk wall-hanging. For more than 30 years we’ve been selling hand-made furnishings and furniture from around the world.
Tara is a popular female aspect of the Buddha nature and there are many shrines, statues and painting of her throughout the Buddhist Himalaya. The pass is a delightful place and we stay for some time listening to the prayer flags slapping in the wind as we look down on Demul village sitting at the head of a lost valley.