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The Silk Road – Return to Ladakh

The Silk Road – Return to Ladakh Inauspicious starts to our trip to Ladakh: Chinese and Indian troops had a stone throwing altercation on the shores of Pangong Tso, the lake that is partly in India and partly in disputed

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Return to the Silk Road

Old Town, Leh, seen from the Royal Palace

Return to the Silk Road August 2017, we’re heading off to the old Silk Road town of Leh, Ladakh, northern India. The Silk Road had numerous off shoots and Leh was a major Himalayan town on the Central Asian caravan routes

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Karsha Monastery, Zanskar

Kasha monastery viewed from the nunnery

Karsha Monastery, Zanskar Zanskar is adjacent to Ladakh in northern India sandwiched between Kashmir and Western Tibet. We’ve been to Karsha on three occasions, in 2008 we finished our 11 day trek from Lamayuru at the nearby village of Pishu. The

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Warli Paintings | Tribal Art from India

Warli Dancers

Warli Paintings | Tribal Art from India The Warli tribes produce wonderful folk art to decorate the walls on the buildings in their village. The Warli live mostly in the forested uplands of Maharashtra in central India, inland from Mumbai,

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Indian Miniature Paintings

Indian Miniature Painting of two Dancers

Indian Miniature Paintings We’ve just come back from a short trip around Rajasthan looking at a couple of towns we’ve not seen before and I’ve come to appreciate an art form I’ve never taken much interest in. Indian Miniature Paintings. When

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Silk Road Gallery

Krishna Embroidery | Silk Road Gallery

Silk Road Gallery News for April 2017 – we’ve opened a new showroom for our collection called the Silk Road Gallery and we’d be delighted to see you there. The Gallery is in a converted stable block in Sheffield’s popular

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Indian Miniatures,Textiles & Stepwells

Stepwell at Neemrana

Indian Miniatures, Stepwells and Vintage Textiles We’re just back from a whirlwind tour of small towns in Rajasthan, Indian’s colourful desert state of ancient forts. We’ve been in search of Indian miniature paintings and beautiful textiles and also something that’s fascinated

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Gond Drawing of a Magical Deer and a Bird

Gond Drawing of a Bird and Magical Deer

Gond Painting of a Magical Deer and a Bird Gond folk art paintings seem to suggest that in the world of the Gond people all nature, all life, is interconnected. Their paintings create a magical world where people, animals and

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Carved Wooden Statue of a Young Indian Woman

Wooden Carving of a Young Indian Woman

Carved Wooden Statue of a Young Indian Woman This statue of a young Indian woman, standing about 35cm tall, is carved from one piece of a dense dark brown wood. The figure is standing upright on a carved wooden base

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Indian Bedspreads

Turkoman Velvet Quilt

Indian Bedspreads We’ve been selling beautiful Indian bedspreads for over 40 years! We opened our first store in 1974 with minimal stock: a waterbed we’d made from recycled timber joists, striped Indian dhurrie rugs, handmade pottery from a wonderful man

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