Sita Candle Artisan

The Candle Lady of Kathmandu

Sita is the artisan behind our Mana Candle and is affectionately known as the Candle Lady of Kathmandu, after setting up her own candle making business to help support her family.
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Design | Making a Positive Difference

Design | Making a Positive Difference

Our founder, Sharon Shi - whose mission at chaccra.com is to provide economic and creative opportunities for people in Nepal - joined the ‘People and Planet over Profit’ discussion...
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Hemp | The Future of The Rug Industry

Hemp | The Future of The Rug Industry

Hemp has long been used in the rug industry, from durable area rugs for high traffic areas to rugs that can cope with high moisture and mould. It is a supremely tough fibre with a long staple length...
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Craft | Authentic Tibetan Rugs

Craft | Authentic Tibetan Rugs

Deciding on the perfect handmade rug for your space can be intimidating. The market is full of beautiful handcrafted rugs, from Moroccan shag piles to the more traditional Turkish...
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