Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Wheels

  Bone Prayer Wheel   Prayer wheels are as much  used  as meditation tools as well as a means of generating and spreading positive energy.  Used for centuries in the Tibetan culture, the hand held versions are used as personal devotional items while the larger ones are used around Buddhist stupas and in monasteries.  Filled

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Traditional Smithing – Then and Now

Shakyas were traditionally workers of gold and silver.  In the picture women in their traditional dress wait in a goldsmith’s workshop.  In the next room, an old man who may be the goldsmith’s father is reciting verses from the Pragyaparamita , a Buddhist text, and in the background, a young woman is returning from the

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Traditional Crafting

Visitors to this area and customers who move away want to know if they can purchase on-line.  Yes you can!  We have redesigned our website using an easier to navigate format.  We are including items in the on-line store that will be exclusive to the site and not available in our bricks and mortar store.

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