Yak butter sculptures

I wasn’t particularly excited about this week’s episode of A Year In Tibet until these yak butter sculptures were shown. They’re made for the Tibetan new year celebration, Losar.

Some super intricate flowers here and I can’t believe this is made from yak butter:

butter sculpture, originally uploaded by this is emily.

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One comment

  • Montel
    Monday, 24th March, 2008 - 7:06 pm | Permalink

    Wow it is outrageous! Doesn’t they melt?

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