Vintage Himalayan jewelry is in a class by itself. It has flourished in land-locked societies, in middle hill villages, on steep and stark plateaus, on the Earth’s highest peaks, and in green and fertile flatland. It has been traded and bartered, passed down and upcycled. Craftsmanship skills are passed from generation to generation, but this… Continue reading The Gau: Portable Sacred Space of the Himalayas
Joy, luck, and prosperity await us as we enter into Tibetan Losar and the Year of the Earth Pig. Originally, Losar was a festival that celebrated the good fortune of a fruitful harvest, but over time, as Buddhism seeped into Tibetan culture, the holiday took on a different meaning. Tibetans will celebrate Losar for two… Continue reading Happy Tibetan New Year!
We’ve recently added some exquisite vintage items to our beautiful collection of Himalayan jewelry and handicrafts on Etsy. Check out our traditional and updated styles of pote bead necklaces and earrings, sterling silver designer creations, clay incense burners, and Tibetan prayer flags! Every item in our shop, Yak Yak Yak Nepal, has a rich story… Continue reading New Vintage Himalaya Items on Etsy!