Natural Surroundings and Seasons

Living (room) on the Pasture

Living (room) on the Pasture
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

Living (room) on the Pasture

Ten years ago, in 2009, we were just beginning our photo shoot history. We had a new product, willing models and the endless grassland for back...

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Norlha weekend at Norden
People

Norlha weekend at Norden

Each year, at the beginning of the season, the Norlha’s managing team enjoys a weekend at Norden, a time for relaxation and engagement outside ...

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Cellphone on the Plateau
Buildings and Space

Cellphone on the Plateau

Tibetans are a people on the move. The endless space of the windswept Plateau required seasonal migration of domesticated sheep and yak and enc...

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Norlha is B Corp Certified
Products

Norlha is B Corp Certified

We are proud to announce that Norlha has been officially awarded B Corp certification for social sustainability with a score of 125.2! Norlha h...

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The Yak Deconstructed
Animals

The Yak Deconstructed

The yak is the nomad’s most precious commodity, the source of all his ‘nor’ or wealth and the main bovine on the Tibetan Plateau. A distant cou...

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Winter House
Buildings and Space

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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Color On the Plateau
Colors

Color On the Plateau

Summer Essentials: pinks, blues, purples…transforming the still neutral grassland that will soon be emulating our early efforts to bring color ...

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A Store in Lhasa
Buildings and Space

A Store in Lhasa

This year, Norlha is opening a small store on the Barkhor, in old Lhasa, in addition to our flagship store in a quieter area nearby. The Barkho...

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Sagadawa
Tibetan Religion and Culture

Sagadawa

Sagadawa celebrates the birth of the Buddha, which is marked on the full moon of the fifth lunar month. For Mahayana Buddhists around the world...

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Spring
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

Spring

Nature on the Tibetan Plateau takes time to awake from its slumber. Snow continues to alternate with sun and the pasture gradually morphs from ...

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This time in 2007
Natural Surroundings and Seasons

This time in 2007

In April 2007 the budding Norlha team was back from Nepal, our looms and equipment had arrived, transported by truck from Kathmandu to Lhasa, t...

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