Rare Offering Alms Bowl | Old Tibetan Filigree Carving Gemstones Inlay | Ritual Items

SKU: 84ESOvalSekuRicebowl


Offering Alms Bowl, Rare Tibetan FIligree Inlay Gems Bowl

This antique Offering Alms Bowl is entirely a hand-carved item; made of copper alloy which has fine intricate filigree hand carvings known as siko carvings in local term and is submitted to a gold plating effect and decorated with Coral, Turquoise, Lapis, and Crystal Stones to yield a rich and sensuous finish. The Rice Bowl – Gulpa is decorated with beautiful carvings made from different stones to give a stunning look and design. This finely carved Rice Bowl – Gulpa is handcrafted by the master artisans of Nepal.

A rice bowl is a clear representation of prosperity, sustenance, fertility, and abundance. Thus, a Rice Bowl is reputed to assist you in warding off any evils to the household and at the same time aid you in achieving prosperity both in wealth and happiness in your family life. Mostly seen in the hands of the Buddha; traditionally, rice bowls would be used by Buddhist monks to accept offerings offered by people. With the offerings the monks received, normally rice or food or money, they used to survive. Even today, such practice exists in some parts.
Size: 21 cm(Height) and 14 cm(Base)
Weight: 0.738 kg