Khoma Village

Lhuntse

The traditional weaving skill of women in this village of less than 80 households is unparalleled. It is a skill passed on for generations. Textiles sourced from this village are highly sought after in the country and are generally sold at a premium. The village is popularly known for its intricately patterned silk textile known as the Kishuthara. Kishuthara is generally used as Kiras (traditional dress for women). Bags and other products are also produced using this beautiful textile.
Weaving Kishuthara takes immense focus and concentration and usually takes about a year or two to finish a piece. This exclusive ability to produce such beautiful textiles has accelerated the improvement in living standard of the village as compared to other community in the district.