Reaching out from past to present, Buddha's hand offers a way of peace. Ning Charoensri carves the graceful gesture as a decorative sculpture or a business card holder. A constant reminder of Buddha's enlightenment, the piece is mounted on a stand of iron and rain tree wood. Learn More$39.95
For the Shipibo, pottery is distinctly female work. Quempo is how the Shipibo refer to this type of flaring bowl, also known in the jungle as mocahua. It is used to used to drink masato, a thick, yucca-based drink and for other fluids and therefore has external water-related motifs. The thin walls of this bowl are elegantly constructed so that the rim is narrower than the body. A face is painted over slight protrusions of pottery for the eyes, nose, chin and ears. Beautifully painted with fine Shipibo artistic patterns, typical of their work. Slight variations occur due to the handmade nature of this item. Made by Shipibo women of Peru.Learn More$35.00
This unique mala is lovingly hand made by Tibetan nuns living in exile in North India. Each bead is hand painted with the Sanskrit symbol for Om. The braided nylon tail is a traditional finish used by the nuns. The three crystal 'marker beads' are added to create a unique decorative finish. This mala is made with hand painted water buffalo bone. The tassel is white as opposed to the orange shown in the picture. Comes in a beautiful cloth bag.