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The local made tea mixer

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Resource #: 68946 (URL for reference)

  • Cha Thru ( traditional blender) (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Kitchen Utensil Carpentry, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Jigme (Latitude: 26.948372; Longitude: 89.238814)


by Kencho Wangmo

A locally produced butter tea mixer that is common in almost all the Bhutanese households and even Doyas use the same tea mixer. It's made of dogwood branches which is nice in shape and which has more no of twings so that the tea will be mixed throughly

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Kencho Wangmo

Photograph Date: 24/Sep/2014

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