Norlha

WhereAmdo, Tibetan Plateau
WhatHand-spun yak khullu wool
A rugged, remote v...

A rugged, remote valley in the Amdo region of the Tibetan Plateau is where American anthropologist Kim Yeshi and daughter Dechen founded Norlha in 2017. Together, they nurture an economy for former nomads who have spun, woven and felted for generations, investing in their livelihoods and futures as a result. At the heart of Norlha is the idea to fulfil the potential of yak khullu wool, which is taken from the under-down of a yak and can only be caught as moult during shedding season in late spring. Kim and Dechen describe their ethical, sustainable creations as ‘made from memories and miracles’ – a wonderful sentiment felt in each hand-spun blanket and cushion cover.

A rugged, remote valley in the Amdo region of the Tibetan Plateau is where American anthropologist Kim Yeshi and daughter Dechen founded Norlha in 2017. Together, they nurture an economy for former nomads who have spun, woven and felted for generations,

A rugged, remote valley in the Amdo region of the Tibetan Plateau is where American anthropologist Kim Yeshi and daughter Dechen founded Norlha in 2017. Together, they nurture an economy for former nomads who have spun, woven and felted for generations, investing in their livelihoods and futures as a result. At the heart of Norlha is the idea to fulfil the potential of yak khullu wool, which is taken from the under-down of a yak and can only be caught as moult during shedding season in late spring. Kim and Dechen describe their ethical, sustainable creations as ‘made from memories and miracles’ – a wonderful sentiment felt in each hand-spun blanket and cushion cover.

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A rugged, remote valley in the Amdo region of the Tibetan Plateau is where American anthropologist Kim Yeshi and daughter Dechen founded Norlha in 2017. Together, they nurture an economy for former nomads who have spun, woven and felted for generations, investing in their livelihoods and futures as a result. At the heart of Norlha is the idea to fulfil the potential of yak khullu wool, which is taken from the under-down of a yak and can only be caught as moult during shedding season in late spring. Kim and Dechen describe their ethical, sustainable creations as ‘made from memories and miracles’ – a wonderful sentiment felt in each hand-spun blanket and cushion cover.