Monday, January 14, 2008


The warrior, originally uploaded by tehkahyeim.

Khampa Ladies Hair, originally uploaded by themexican.

fathereldestdaughter, originally uploaded by themexican.

Khampas in traditional dress, originally uploaded by Kungavo.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

Woman at Jokhang

Woman at Jokhang, originally uploaded by Marc C.
Tibetan woman outside the Jokhang Temple, Tibet. Notice her necklace of chank shell discs that were probably made by her own prayer wheel.

Wednesday, January 09, 2008


Photo title: Kyipup, an offical, in New Year dress.
Lhasa: The Holy City by F. Spencer Chapman. published 1938

A Nomad Woman


From the book Lhasa: The Holy City by F.Spencer Chapman. published 1938. A six eyed dZi can be seen towards the bottom of this necklace. She may be wearing a bone, ivory or conch (chank) shell mala.