Winter House
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Winter House

Nomads used to camp all year long, but about 50 years ago, they began to build makeshift houses to help them pass the winter more comfortably. ...

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The Tibetan Tent
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The Tibetan Tent

Tibetan nomads have lived in their black yak hair tents for as long as anyone can remember. Depending on the area they live in and the conditio...

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Norlha Lifestyle in Context
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Norlha Lifestyle in Context

Norlha textiles were created from the union of precious khullu and the skilled hands of local artisans. Together, they wove and spun a way of l...

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Tibetan Rugs
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Tibetan Rugs

Tibetan rugs are an ancient craft, practiced by the nomad/farmer communities in Central and Southern Tibet. They used the wool of highland shee...

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Afternoon in a Nomad Tent
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Afternoon in a Nomad Tent

Nomads lived in large yak hair tents moving camp 3 to 4 times in a grazing season, following their animals to new pastures. A generation or two...

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Nomad Steppes
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Nomad Steppes

Enter the New Year with Nomad Steppes, Norlha’s wildest, warmest weave. Like the expanse of Steppe on the Plateau, home to an endless variation...

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Blankets Outside the Bedroom
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Blankets Outside the Bedroom

Layering is one of our favorite ways to stay warm. You can play with colors, textures, and different lengths. Now we can take our love of layer...

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Norden Camp
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Norden Camp

The majority of Norlha’s employees were nomads at some point in their lives, and many were for most of their adult lives. When they first start...

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Norlha in a Swiss Chalet
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Norlha in a Swiss Chalet

Obersimmenthal is a beautiful valley in the Swiss Alps, dotted with chalets and clusters of pine trees, where the ringing of cowbells chimes in...

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Tsa-tsas
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Tsa-tsas

Tsa-tsas are a form of Buddhist art that has flourished for centuries across the Tibetan Plateau, throughout the Himalayas, and beyond, as far ...

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The Table
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The Table

Norlha’s Table Collection brings warmth and elegance to any environment. Our handfelted mats and runners highlight rustic Tibetan elements; a n...

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