Thanka is a kind of art or painting painted on cotton canvas mostly explaining about Buddhist life circle about life and death. Even there is the use of mud, stone, and gold telling the story of Mandala, Wheel of Life, Buddha’s life and biography of deities. People keep Thanka in home/monastery to get peace, meditation, wisdom, and emancipation.
Pashmina is a kind of wool made up of hairs of mountain goats. Pashmina is the softest, weightless, and finest natural shawls extracted from the inner coats of the mountain goats, locally called “Chyangra”. Pashmina wool is plucked only from the undercoat of throat and chest of the animal. Water Pashmina is a special, and highly luxurious. In the winter season, it gives your warm and temperate. Generally, it is used by women in parties, celebrations, and functions. Pashmina is produced only in high Himalaya.
Khukuri is Nepalese national knife and icon of Nepal with an inwardly curved blade. Traditionally, it is the dreadful weapon of Gurkhas and it also symbolizes the bravery of nation. It is a typical weapon of Nepalese Army, Royal Gorkhas army of British Army, Gorkha regiments of Indian Army and Gorkha regiment throughout the world. Khukuri is used to sacrifice animals and also cut trees in present time. People also keep khukuri in the home as the national icon of the country. English people refer to the weapon as “Gurkha Blade” or “Gurkha Knife”. When Gorkha king Prithvi Narayan Saha constructed reunification of the whole country Nepal, he used khukuri during the period of war. So, it is a very popular weapon of Nepal.
Carpet is made up of mountain goat wool, silk, and cotton which are used for ground furnishing. Carpets are found Tibetan, Pakistani, Kashmiri and modern Nepali design. Carpet in Nepal is famous for Tibetan designs. Refugees from Tibet migrated from Tibet and carved different designs of Carpet. It is handmade, environment-friendly, fashionable and rich for home/flat decoration or ground furnishing. Nepali Carpets are made up of highest quality fleece wool imported from Tibet which is available in both natural dyes and synthetic dyes with 80 and 100 knots per square inch.