• AUD $58.00

    Afghan, Beaded "doga" Tassel

    Both decorative (to us) and protective (to its maker) who made it to ward off the Evil Eye, note those "blue" beads. We carry a range of these beaded tassels in our shop, but are including a few of the best here on our website. We simply hang them for...
  • AUD $58.00

    Afghan, Beaded Tassels

      Both decorative (to us) and protective (to its maker) who made it to ward off the Evil Eye, note those "blue" beads. We carry a range of these beaded tassels in our shop, but are including a few of the best here on our website. We simply hang them...
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    Afghan, Blue Beaded Tassels

     Sorry this tassel is no longer available. Both decorative (to us) and protective (to its maker) who made it to ward off the Evil Eye, note those "blue" beads. We carry a range of these beaded tassels in our shop, but are including a few of the best here on...
  • AUD $78.00

    Afghan, Old Wooden Heddle.

    A small hand carved wooden “heddle” for weaving narrow (probably Nomad) long strips or bands of coarse cloth. As the width of the “heddle” and the number of warps it can hold, determines the width of the resultant textile, this piece would have slid along a narrow, progressively longer band....
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    Afghan, Pair Beaded Tassels

    Sorry, these tassels are no longer available. We may however still have others.   Both decorative (to us) and protective (to its maker) who made it to ward off the Evil Eye, note those "blue" beads. We carry a range of these beaded tassels in our shop, but are including a...
  • AUD $58.00

    Copy of Afghan, Beaded Tassels

      Both decorative (to us) and protective (to its maker) who made it to ward off the Evil Eye, note those "blue" beads. We carry a range of these beaded tassels in our shop, but are including a few of the best here on our website. We simply hang them...
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    India, Tiny Embroidered Bag.

    Sorry, this little bag is no longer available. We may however still have others.A delightful little silk embroidered drawstring bag from Gujarat, in Western India. Alternating with the little silk pom-poms are tiny "shisha" mirrors fluffy, with matching silk tassels around the sides and bottom. Handmade from older recycled silk embroidered fabrics, they...
  • AUD $48.00

    Indian, Beaded "Idani" Cushion

    This circular beaded "idani" cushion from Rajasthan, India is handmade to support and hold a water pot carried on a woman's head.Once again a chance for self expression is exhibited in the design of the beadwork, all handsewn using a mesh of tiny opaque and translucent seed beads. Decorated with a...
  • AUD $48.00

    Indian, Beaded "Idani" Cushion

    This circular beaded "idani" cushion from Rajasthan, India is handmade to support and hold a water pot carried on a woman's head.Once again a chance for self expression is exhibited in the design of the beadwork, all handsewn using a mesh of tiny opaque and translucent seed beads. Decorated with a...
  • AUD $48.00

    Indian, Beaded Pot Cushion.

      This circular beaded "idani" cushion from Rajasthan, India is handmade to support and hold a water pot carried on a woman's head.Once again a chance for self expression is exhibited in the design of the beadwork, all handsewn using a mesh of tiny opaque and translucent seed beads. Decorated with...
  • AUD $70.00

    Indian, Brass Sari Stamp.

    Here’s a simple working tool for applying repeated fine designs of glue to a silk sari. The brass cap is filled with a glue called "roghan" which is mixed with either gold or silver dust. Then when the handle is inserted and the stamp pressed down onto the sari it exudes the design onto...
  • AUD $70.00

    Indian, Brass Sari Stamp.

    Here’s a simple working tool for applying repeated fine designs of glue to a silk sari.The brass cap is filled with a glue called "roghan" which is mixed with either gold or silver dust. Then when the handle is inserted and the stamp pressed down onto the sari it exudes the design onto the...
  • AUD $220.00

    Indian, Embroidered Bedding Cover.

    A hand embroidered rectangular cotton “dharaniyo” or draped cover for stacked bedding quilts, from Gujurat, in the deserts of Western India. This drape seems to serve the same function as the Uzbek and Tajik “bugjamas” and “saye goshas” where every day the folded quilts or bedding are stacked out of...
  • AUD $60.00

    Indian, Ikat Print Sari.

    This Silk Sari from India, has a “false ikat” printed design in subtle Art Deco colours. A soft cerise/burgundy, sienna, black and a light olive green combined with the restraint of plain ivory silk, go very well together. At almost 5 metres long, as is usual the most concentrated detail...
  • AUD $78.00

    Indian, Lambada Silver Tassel.

    This silver "tassel" or bell with dangles, is usually seen worn protruding from under the odhni (headcovering) near the face or temples of Lambada (Gypsy) tribal women in India. Usually, too, they're worn in pairs, with one on either side of the face, however on sorting our pairs I found that...
  • AUD $200.00

    Indian, Large Rabari Bag

    A double sided, embroidered and mirrored storage bag “kothelo” from Gujurat, in the deserts of Western India. A large flat pillow-case like bag, for storing a nomads’ personal possessions. Either Rajput or Rabari, from Kutch or Saurashtra, Gujurat. (but the fine chain stitch outlined flowers and women are identical to...
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    Indian, Rabari Bridegroom's Bag.

    Sorry, this bag is no longer available. A heavily embroidered, double sided Rabari Bridegroom’s Wedding Bag “pothu” from Kutch in Gujurat, in Indias’ Western deserts. A narrow neck widens towards the base where the corners flare out, this helps restrict its contents. In this case they are said to be...
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    Indian, Rabari Tribal Bag

    Sorry, this gorgeous bag is no longer available. However, we will have some closely related items onsite soon. A double sided, embroidered and mirrored storage “kothelo” from Gujurat, in Western India. A flat pillow-case like bag, for storing a nomads’ personal possessions. Either Rajput or Rabari, from Kutch or Saurashtra,...
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    Indian, Tiny Embroidered Bag

    Sorry, this little gem is no longer available. We may still have some similar ones, though. A delightful little silk embroidered drawstring bag from Gujarat, in Western India. Alternating with the little silk pom-poms are tiny "shisha" mirrors fluffy, with matching silk tassels around the sides and bottom. Handmade from older recycled silk...
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    Indian, Tiny Embroidered Bag.

    Sorry this little gem is no longer available.A delightful little silk embroidered drawstring bag from Sindh, in Southern Pakistan or Gujurat, in Western India. One side has a flower with leaves and "shishas", on the reverse geometric stars with dynamic "shisha" suns. Contrasting fluffy white, indigo and golden fluffy silk...