The Art of Felting

One of the oldest forms of fabric, felt served as an essential feature and necessity of life for the nomadic tribes of Asia where the technique is thought to have originated.  Ganesh Himal Trading’s producer partners use the “wet felt” technique in which warm water, soap and friction are used to matte the natural fibers found in wool.  This felt is then used to create the many beautiful products we offer.

The Felters



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Felted Products