Global Art & Artifacts


Large Desktop Prayer Wheel.  Handmade and Hand Crafted. Buddhist.  Paper Scroll.  Nepal

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Prayer wheels are Tibetan Buddhist praying instruments, with the mantra engraved:  Om Mani Padme Hum, Avalokitesvara’s mantra.  Prayers are also printed on a paper scroll rolled inside the metal cylinder.  Very powerful.   Prayer wheels are fixed to the walls of monasteries, grouped around stupas, found in… Continue reading

Himalayan Rock Crystal Salt Lamp, Nepal

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Detail: Just about 250 million years old. These “therapeutic” salts emit negative ions to improve air quality. Five holes for small candles. Salt lamps are used regularly through Europe and Asia as cures for various health problems. Never used. This item has been sold. 

Tibetan Tamang, Shaman Drum, Tibet

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Details: Used by Himalayan Tribal Shamans to induce trances and call local Deities into one’s body. The handle has many similarities of a phurba – another ritualistic piece – with its multi-faced top and the shape down to the point. Comes with a beat stick, itself unique. This is an… Continue reading

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