This beautiful Tibetan carpet with Dragon in center and border is hand weaved by the Tibetan Refugees living in Darjeeling, India.
The base color of the carpet light brown which is prepared by using the tea leaves of Darjeeling. The color combination of this carpet is perfect.
The dragon in the middle of the carpet symbolizes the protector. In Tibet, dragons are protectors of Buddhism whose thunderous voices awaken us from delusion.
The size of this carpet on foot is 6*3 and the weight is 5 kg.
It takes 2 to 3 months to complete one carpet-making process.
All the carpets are made of organic materials and all the carpets are hand-made. The vegetable dyes used to make carpest are tea leaves, Barberry plant, rumex leaf, myrobalan nut, madder root, indigo rock, etc.
There are several steps involved in Tibetan carpet making process. Carpet weaving is traditional occupation of Himalayan people which started many years ago.
Learn more about Traditional Tibetan carpet making process in our blog post.