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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