As many of you know, last year we had planned to close the doors of Kashgar forever. And then, just weeks ago...we decided to stay. The result is a store full of savings as we continue to sale all our old stock and bring in a whole range of new pieces...
Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism - the Bell, Viswa Vajra, Eight Auspicious Symbols, Om Mani Padme Hum Mantra and the Prayer Wheel
The second entry in Kashgar's ongoing compendium of eastern Asian ritual objects and deities...please see the entire Compendium in the Articles section
No anthology of the gods and goddesses of humanity would be complete without a compendium of the major demons and fallen angels of the modern Christian Era. And just in time for Halloween too!
Saraswati is the beloved Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and the arts. Originating as a river goddess of the ancient Harappan Civilization, she transcended her earthly origins to become the very embodiment of culture and civilization.
Pictured here is an 18th Century Thangka from the Khan Region of Eastern Tibet depicting Saraswati. Mineral pigments and gold on cloth. From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Delightfully warm yak wool shawls or small throws from Nepal in a huge range of colours...email us for details about specific colours
Handcarved and incised olive wood pillow headrest, from southern Ethiopia. Thes pillows are used not only to maintain elaborate the elaborate hairstyles of both men and women, but also prevent insects from entering the ears. Beautifully carved on both sides.
Delightfully warm yak wool blankets from Nepal in a huge range of colours...email us for details about specific colours
Traditional Indian ledger or journal, hand tooled leather covers and hand stitched binding, handmade off-white ruled paper with marbled edges. Marks and scuff marks are a natural feature of each individual book. Delightful and traditional. Currently reduced from $75 each to $59 each. Choose your binding colour from the drop down menu.
These beautiful drinking bowls are carved from single pieces of green jade and are capped and topped with high grade silver. We have a total of 8 pieces, all made by a single artisan and all cut from the same block of jade.
Currently sold out
A set consisting of a necklace, earrings, bracelet and ring. Navaho. Classified as pawn jewellery, this set dates to the mid 20th century. Sterling silver and turquoise.