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A Tibetan thangka
19-APR-2005 Dr. Joshua Ong

A Tibetan thangka

Thangkas are religous paintings on cloth. The level of details is simply incredible. Special thangkas use paints, containing real gold pigments. No wonder thangkas can fetch lofty prices, even for foreign tourist. After visiting a workshop/gallery of a famous thangka painter, I left without buying any...

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