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2 London Street
Faringdon, England, SN7 7AA
United Kingdom

07940 542181

The Lotus Retreat is a beautiful holistic sanctuary in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.


Unique gifts and crafts from India

During Carries travels in India she scours the markets to bring back a host of unique gifts and crafts to sell

Lotus Shop

During Carrie's travels in India she scours the markets to bring back a host of unique gifts and crafts. She deals directly with local artisans and crafts people to source interesting and beautiful goods including paintings, shawls and handmade paper. She also designs her own range of jewellery and clothes which she has made in Rajasthan and Goa.

Here’s a glimpse of what is on regularly offer in the Lotus Shop –

Tibetan Singing bowls – these hand beaten bowls are made in the traditional way using 7 different metals to get the best quality of sound. These beautiful objects can be used for healing and cleansing. You will find simple plain Indian singing bowls and hand etched bowls inscribed with sacred symbols.
£40.00 - £120.00

Pashmina shawls – these beautifully soft and luxurious hand-loomed shawls are made in Kashmir from the finest quality wool. Carrie chooses shawls made using natural dyes and sells both plain shawls and those with embroidered trim. 
£30.00 - £90.00

Silver Jewelry – Carrie designs a range of exquisite and simple silver jewelry that she has made in South Goa. She specializes in the use of beautiful semi-precious stones in elegant settings including Citrines, peridots, garnets, aquamarine and turquoise. It is also possible to have bespoke jewelry made on request. 
Prices on request

Paintings – Carrie imports the fine Madhubani paintings which are the speciality of the villagers of Bihar, Northern India. These incredibly detailed and gloriously bold tribal artworks will transforms any home.
Prices on request

Carrie also sells hand-stitched Kantha bed-spreads, quilts and pillow cases made in Gujurat. Kantha fabrics are known for their bold and beautiful designs which often include flowers, birds, peacocks and trees. She also sells block-print Rajasthani tablecloths and bebspreads
£10.00 - £80.00

Shop Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday 10.00 - 5.00

Please pop in and have a browse or arrange a private viewing please contact