Fun and Games
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Fun and Games

The 15th rule in Norlha’s rule book clearly states, “No playing within the walls of the atelier.”  Tibetan nomads love to play. In the winter i...

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Training in Nepal
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Training in Nepal

After completing their training in Cambodia in January 2007, the Norlha team moved on to Nepal. In Cambodia they had learned silk weaving, in N...

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Tree Planting at Norlha
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Tree Planting at Norlha

In the spring of 2009, the initial building of the workshop had been completed for over a year, and it was time to embellish the surroundings. ...

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Norlha in Cambodia
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Norlha in Cambodia

In October 2006, the core Norlha team traveled to Siem Reap, Cambodia to train in weaving. Some on the team had never been further than Labrang...

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Journey to the West
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Journey to the West

The Norlha core team was assembled in the spring of 2006, and comprised Dechen, Yidam, Dunko and Sonam Dolma. To celebrate, and show the world ...

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A New Dyeing Room
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A New Dyeing Room

Norlha dyes thousands of scarves every year, and a clean and safe dyeing room was a necessity. Designed by our architect friend Blake and his p...

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