Monthly Archives: September 2013

Indian Wooden Water Pots

We love these traditional Indian wooden water pots. We call them pots but they may be made from wood or ceramic. Plastic is of course cheaper, more colourful and lighter – and more multipurpose – and is inevitably becoming more

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Indian Art – Gond Tribal Paintings

I’ve just seen this interesting Facebook page about one of my favourite forms of Indian art: Gond Tribal Paintings, you can see it at: https://www.facebook.com/gondandbhiltribalart. There are some wonderful images of this painting style and I especially like the title of this

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Old Carved Wooden Candleholders

September 2013. We’ve just come back from Kathmandu, Nepal, where we’ve been surrounded by an excess of woodcarving – wonderful! The old buildings of the Kathmandu valley have beautifully detailed woodcarving on door lintels, joists, roof beams and doors. Woodcarving

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The Wooden Carvings of Kathmandu

If you have any interest in wooden carvings you’ll be overwhelmed by the abundance in the Kathmandu valley. The three towns of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur were once separate kingdoms and rivalry between the Newari kings led them to compete

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Tibetan Galung and Dungchen Longhorns

September 2013: Back from our trek in Upper Mustang, Western Nepal, near the Tibetan border and the unearthly sound of those long brass Tibetan horns called Dungchen and the higher pitched Galung. Used in ceremonies, festivals and pujas, Dungchen produce a deep

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Copper Water Pot – Product of the Week

Copper Water Vessels Walk through the streets of India or Nepal and you’re bound to see copper water pots like these in everyday use though nowadays plastic jerry cans are becoming more popular. Progress and Clean Water Houses in older

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Ganesh Statues in Kathmandu

September 2013, Ganesh Statues Just back from a month in Nepal trekking for two weeks in Upper Mustang and looking around  Kathmandu. Kathmandu has changed utterly since my fist visit 33 years ago, shabby modernisation has arrived along with a tenfold

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