These fashionable face masks are handwoven in Bhutan by experienced weavers in the Atelier of Kelzang Textiles, using traditional frame looms.
Made of silk woven on cotton, they have unique, intricate, and detailed patterns. Its bold deep red color which has black, white, and orange accent gives it a very chic look.
No masks are exactly alike because they are individually handwoven.
The geometric pattern “nangong khorlo” is a traditional Bhutanese symbol often found on the national attires, it represents the wildflowers of Bhutan.
Breathable, soft, and lightweight, this facemask is comfortable to wear. The mask is face form-fitting, made to come up just over the nose and slightly under the chin, with a double layer of cotton fabric. You will love to wear them!
Cotton and silk from Bhutan
Hand wash or wash in a delicate cycle with neutral soap, then hang or lay flat to dry. Iron, steam, or dry with low heat. Do NOT bleach.
About the producer:
Kelzang handicrafts produce exquisite Bhutanese textiles & crafts since 1995.
Kelzang Wangmo aka Jambay, the founder is from Khoma village in Lhuntse which is famed for the exquisite -Kishutharas- the “skirt” part of the traditional attire.
She was only ten when she started weaving in her village. At 16 she moved to Thimphu with her family and started weaving and selling Kiras and Ghos with her two sisters
Nowadays Jambay designs most of the textiles at her shop and has women weaving for her in Thimphu as well as in Lhuntse. She has won several awards for their designs from the Royal Textile Academy.