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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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Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar

Trekking in Zanskar

Trekking in Ladakh and Zanskar We’ve just returned from the wonderful landscape and culture of Ladakh and Zanskar, a Buddhist region in northern India sandwiched between Kashmir and Tibet. It’s an ancient culture often called Little Tibet, a high altitude desert

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Buddha Statues and Images

Buddha Statues and Images The face of the Buddha is one of the most well known and iconic images in the world even though representations of his face vary widely from one Buddhist culture to another. In common is the sense of

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Red Silks from India

Red Textiles from India Think of India and the colour you maybe think of is red. Red symbolises happiness and good fortune. Hindu women get married in red, the tilak mark on the forehead is red vermilion. A girl’s arrival into her

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Cashmere Shawls and Himalayan Goats

Cashmere shawls and Himalayan goats I’ve still got the cashmere shawl I bought on my first visit to Kathmandu in 1980 – it’s still going strong! For the last 15 years I’ve spent a month most summers trekking in the

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Nepal and the Himalaya

Photos of Nepal and the Himalaya I went to Nepal just a few months before the earthquake in May 2015 and wanted to sell photos to raise funds for the relief effort. We have Nepali friends whose houses were damaged and

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New Tibetan Incense

We’ve just come back from month in Tibet; en route through Nepal we found wonderful new supplies of Tibetan incense which we’ve started to add  to the Tibetan Incense page. In Tibet we walked the pilgrimage route around Mt Kailash

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In Spiti: Tales from the Buddhist Himalaya

Sunday morning, Kibber, a small village at 4300m in the Buddhist Himalayan region of Spiti, northern India, near the Tibetan border. 11.30, the rain has stopped though our Tibetan host says it never rains. Low clouds cover the mountains above

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