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Inspiration from Nepal

Inspiration from Nepal

I always get inspired by the colours and patterns around me in Nepal, and want to bring inspiration from these surroundings into my designs where I...
How are our ceramics made?

How are our ceramics made?

Our stoneware ceramics are handmade in the Newar village of Thimi in Nepal, which is known for its pottery made with artisanal skills passed down f...
Top 5 Fairtrade Christmas Presents from AURA QUE

Top 5 Fairtrade Christmas Presents from AURA QUE

We have a big range of products here at AURA QUE – can’t be helped with all the amazing artisans we work with and range of materials found in Nepal...
Our Kaffe Fassett Collection for AURA QUE Brights

Our Kaffe Fassett Collection for AURA QUE Brights

The development of my Kaffe Fassett collection happened very organically, as I had worked with Kaffe here and there for a few years part-time at ...
How are our felt slippers made?

How are our felt slippers made?

Our felt slippers are so beautifully handmade! We work with a relatively new production unit in Kirtipur just outside Kathmandu, who have come on l...
Find out how we use the BANANA plant to make our scarves

Find out how we use the BANANA plant to make our scarves

We have been working with banana fibre for our PEMA scarves and some knitted neck scarves for the last few years. The raw material is a by-product ...
Festival Season in Nepal - TIHAR

Festival Season in Nepal - TIHAR

Tihar is the second biggest Nepalese festival after Dashain, and correlates with the Indian Festival of Light - Divali. Over the course of severa...
Merino: The finest wool in the world. How do we use it?

Merino: The finest wool in the world. How do we use it?

For our NINA wristwarmers, OLA scarf and KALA hat we work with merino yarn that is knitted very precisely into a tight jersey on hand-operated kni...
Dhaka Weaving

Dhaka Weaving

Dhaka is a beautiful handwoven fabric from Nepal, with infinite colour and pattern possibilities! It was traditionally handwoven on wooden looms in...
Festival Season in Nepal - DASHAIN

Festival Season in Nepal - DASHAIN

We are now coming up to festival season in Nepal! Every year, some of our producers will be away from the workshops for a month for Dashain and th...
Where is our mohair from?

Where is our mohair from?

It's wool week this week and after the recent PETA revelations of mistreatment of angora goats in South Africa, we wanted to double-check again thr...
AURA QUE Retail Fairs 2018

AURA QUE Retail Fairs 2018

We are doing quite a few Christmas fairs in London over the next few months! It is a great way for us to meet customers directly, as we usually onl...