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A collection of traditional hand knotted Tibetan rugs straight from the loom. Lovingly crafted by Tibetan refugee artisans in Nepal.

Tibetan rug or carpet weaving is
a traditional craft that has long been sought after to adorn sacred temples, floors, beams, walls and even horse saddles. The special method of knotting is considered unique to this tradition and they are typically made from the wool of the Tibetan highland sheep called Changpel.

Perhaps the most sought after rugs today are those that display traditional designs with Tigers or auspicious symbols as the main subject matter. These rugs have a close association with Tantric Buddhism and can be traced back to the yogins of ancient India, where real Tiger pelts were used as meditation or yoga seats. Tiger rugs were seen as a symbol of great power and were therefore popular as seats with high Lamas, Tibetan Kings and chieftans.

Our woolen rugs closely resemble actual Tiger pelts and others are more stylised or abstract in nature. They are often very lively and imbued with their own unique character, making them highly desirable in and outside of Asia. We feel our rugs have a timeless quality and are at home in any modern living space or place of Dharma practice.



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Tibetan Tiger Rug
Small Tibetan Tiger Rug - Meditation Seat
Our Price: £170.00

In stock!

These great looking hand-knotted woolen Tiger pelts are made by Tibetan artisans living in Nepal. This is currently our smallest size tiger rug and they have also become popular as meditation seats. Tibetans believe that meditating on a tiger rug will protect the meditator from negative influences (both seen and unseen) and enhance the power of ones meditation practice. Tibetan rugs are also renowned for their quality and longevity and are avidly collected in the world of Asian art.

We have also found that this size is very popular with children as they can have their own little protector in their bedroom.

100% Tibetan wool
100 Knots quality
Colour: Himalayan Orange with black stripes

length approx 3ft 5 inches (measured from head to end of tail).
width approx 2 ft 4 inches (at widest point)

Each rug is hand crafted and so they may vary slightly in colour.

Larger rugs can be viewed here
Tibetan Tiger Rug
Tibetan Woollen Tiger Rug - 6ft 5 inches

SOLD!

A wonderful large size woollen Tiger rug with vibrant colour and loads of character. This particular rug is a more true to life version of the standard stylised woolen Tiger pelts that we offer. Tibetan tiger rugs have a unique feel to them, and they look great in any home or place of meditation. Tibetans believe that meditating on a tiger rug will protect the meditator from negative influences (both seen and unseen) and thus enhance the power of one's meditation practice. Tibetan rugs are renowned for their quality and longevity and are avidly collected in the world of Asian art. Our rugs are hand crafted by Tibetan refugees living in Nepal and can take many weeks to complete.

Colour: Himalayan Orange with black stripes
Tibetan wool ~ 100 Knots quality
length approx 6 ft 5 inches (measured from head to end of tail)
width approx 3 ft 6 inches at widest point
Tibetan Tiger Rug
Tibetan Tiger Rug - Deep Red Background 6.2 ft

SOLD OUT!

A fantastic hand-knotted Tibetan tiger rug with a deep red background. Hand crafted by Tibetan refugees in Nepal.

Tibetan wool
length approx 74.5 inches (6.2 ft)
width approx 36 inches (3 ft)
Tibetan Tiger Rug
Large Tibetan Tiger Rug - 6ft x 3ft

SOLD!

A wonderful large woolen Tiger rug with abstract tiger stripes and a lovely rainbow cloud border. Tibetan tiger rugs have a unique feel to them, and they look great in any home or place of meditation. Tibetans believe that meditating on a tiger rug will protect the meditator from negative influences (both seen and unseen) and thus enhance the power of one's meditation practice. Tibetan rugs are renowned for their quality and longevity and are avidly collected in the world of Asian art. Our rugs are hand crafted by Tibetan refugees living in Nepal and can take many weeks to complete. This is a classic and timeless design.

Tibetan wool ~ 100 Knots quality
length approx 6ft x 3ft
Tibetan Tiger Rug
Large Tibetan Tiger Rug - 6ft x 3ft

SOLD!

A stunning large woolen Tiger rug with loads of character. The shape of the tiger is well contrasted against the dark red background and the stripes give this piece a very energetic feel. Tibetan tiger rugs have a unique quality and look great in any home or place of meditation. Tibetans believe that meditating on a tiger rug will protect the meditator from negative influences (both seen and unseen) and thus enhance the power of one's meditation practice. Tibetan rugs are renowned for their quality and longevity and are avidly collected in the world of Asian art. Our rugs are hand crafted by Tibetan refugees living in Nepal and can take many weeks to complete.

Tibetan wool ~ 100 Knots quality
length approx 6ft x 3ft