These beautiful rectangular Tibetan incense burner boxes are hand crafted by a Newar Family of Bhaktapur Nepal, The Prajapatis. These boxes are beautifully painted and have drawings of flower motifs and Kalash which is considered a symbol of abundance and source of life. All the work in these incense burner boxes are meticulously hand carved and hand painted.
The lid has a narrow elongated opening which works as an exhaust for the incense smoke and fragrance.
The process of the carpentry goes as follows: After the wooden box is complete, it is then hand carved with beautiful tibetan designs and is hand painted by the Buddhist community of Tamangs in Kathmandu Valley. It takes upto 2 days to complete one box. The vibrant colors, auspicious symbols of Tibetan Buddhism, beautiful designs and detailed paint-work makes this box special and decorative.