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om ring A sterling silver ring with 10 karat gold-plated letters with the Sanskrit “Om Mani Padme Hum.” Adjustable size.

Om Mani Padme Hum, the mantra of Avalokitesvara, is the ancient Tibetan mantra or prayer for realizing perfect wisdom and compassion. Travelers to Tibet find it everywhere — printed on prayer flags, inside and outside prayer wheels, carved onto prayer stones and even on mountain sides.

Tiny golden hand-cut letters form the sacred Sanskrit mantra Om Mani Padme Hum.

bone wrist malaA wrist mala made with bone carved in the shape of human skulls as a reminder of impermanence. Seize the day!

stirrup chimeOm Mani Padme Hum Table Chime: A traditional Tibetan tingsha chime, suspended from a hand-cast rider’s stirrup.

elephant burnerA charming hand-glazed ceramic figure of an elephant. It holds Tibetan style incense and thinner sticks as well.

naga chimenaga bellNaga (Dragon) Door or Wind Chime: In the Asian tradition, the cosmic dragon is considered a symbol of wisdom, prosperity and long life. In Buddhist mythology, dragons are seen as protecting vast stores of jewels and of sacred scriptures. Enlightened being were in fact known as “Nagas.”

This chime includes an intricate disc containing the writhing form of a powerful dragon, and a bell embossed with a dragon motif. The bell’s ringer is in the form of the clouds that the naga lives amongst.

Made in the Tibetan colony of Lingtsang in northern India, this handsome Tibetan bell is individually sand-cast in solid brass and carefully hand-tuned to ensure exceptional clarity of sound and tone.

This bell can be used either as a door chime, or as a wind chime.

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