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Above: A Lama lights butterlamps at the Great Boudhanath Stupa, Nepal.

Butterlamps are an essential element of any shrine. They symbolise the light of wisdom and provide a means of making an offering of light. Traditionally they burn using ghee and a wick made of cotton, which is wound around a wooden stick for support. A floating wick with olive or vegetable oil may also be used in place of ghee, or even a night light candle.

N. B. It is important to be mindful of your burning lamp, making sure it is not near to anything that could easily catch on fire.

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LARGE SILVER PLATED BUTTERLAMP
LARGE HAND HAMMERED SILVER PLATED BUTTERLAMP - 8 inches
Our Price: £325.00

A superb hand hammered copper butterlamp that has been gilded with silver. This is a heavy piece and is nicely engraved on the outside and also on the inside of the rim. A piece of this quality can take several weeks to complete from start to finish. It has the look and feel of an antique butterlamp.

Silver on Copper.
Height approx - 8 inches
Hand crafted in Nepal.
Antique Style Gilded Copper Butterlamp - 4.75 inches
Antique Style Gilded Copper Butterlamp - 4.75 inches
Our Price: £145.00

A great looking hand beaten and engraved copper butterlamp. Fire gilded with 24K gold on the stem and bowl.

Height approx - 4.75 inches
diameter 3.5 inches
hand crafted in Nepal
SILVER PLATED BUTTERLAMP 5.5 inches
SILVER PLATED BUTTERLAMP - 5.5 inches
Our Price: £35.95

A silver plated traditional butterlamp with auspicious symbols.

Height approx - 5.5 inches
Hand crafted in Nepal
SILVER PLATED BUTTERLAMP 5.5 inches
SILVER PLATED BUTTERLAMP - 4.6 inches
Our Price: £27.00

A silver plated traditional butterlamp with auspicious symbols. This is the smallest butterlamp we offer in this particular style.

Height approx - 4.6 inches
Hand crafted in Nepal
AUSPICIOUS SYMBOL BUTTERLAMP
AUSPICIOUS SYMBOL BUTTERLAMP

Very nice copper and brass butterlamps with auspicious symbols.

two sizes available

5.5 inches - large
4.5 inches - standard
BRASS BUTTERLAMP WITH ENGRAVED DESIGN
Our Price: £19.95

This is a very nice lamp with a wonderful engraved design.

Height approx 5.5 inches.
DECORATED BUTTERLAMP
DECORATED BUTTERLAMP
Our Price: £18.95

A larger brass butterlamp with engravings of the symbol for longevity.

13.0 cms high
hand crafted in Nepal.
Fine Quality Small Brass Butterlamp - 8 cms
Fine Quality Small Brass Butterlamp - 8 cms
Our Price: £14.95

A fine quality smaller brass butterlamp.

8 cms high
6.5 cms diameter
hand crafted in Nepal.
BRASS BUTTERLAMP - 3 sizes available

A lovely traditional brass butterlamp for your shrine or altar.Butterlamps are an essential element of a shrine. They symbolise the light of wisdom and provide a means of making an offering of light. Traditionally they burn using ghee and a wick made of cotton. This is wound around a wooden stick. A floating wick with oil may also be used, or even a night light candle.

Three sizes to choose from 13 cms, 11 cms and 10 cms
SMALL BUTTERLAMP
SMALL BRASS BUTTERLAMP

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Our smallest brass butterlamp for your shrine.

Height approx 4.5 cm
hand crafted in Nepal