The nature-graced Himalayan kingdom, is endowed with varieties of stones, however their usage were traditionally confined to religious, spiritual or sooth –saying purposes. Nonetheless, their use in ornaments like necklaces, earring and bangles has been old.
Stone native to Nepal are sapphire, aquamarine, amethyst, ruby, garnet and tourmaline, among others. The varieties of stones with handiwork chiseling on them make these stone quite impressive and fascinating
Making craft and jewelry from silver is one of the oldest occupations of Nepal. But due to machine made products, hence cheaper in price, this occupation is in threat. We, Mahaguthi Craft with Conscience are supporting community to preserve their craft and tradition by providing them design support, market access and financial support to upgrade their tools and equipment.
Proceed from the sale of this product directly goes to the silversmith community of Nepal.
Native as will as non-indigenous gems are of good quality and price less expensively then in other countries.
Short about Lapis Stone
Lapis is a deep blue metamorphic rock used as a semi-precious stone. It is in prize since antiquity for its intense color. Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man’s history began. Its deep, celestial blue remains the symbol of royalty and honor, gods and power, spirit and vision. It is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth.
Further more, some other Silver Jewelries Products in Mahaguthi are: