Gurkha Antiques specializes is in high quality Antiques, Arms & Artifacts from the Himalayas.
The Cultural Heritage and thus the Artifacts of the Himalayas is a unique combination that draws influences from Indo-persian, Sino-Tibetan, Ethno-Tribal and European styles. More then a Purveyor of Fine Antiques, Gurkha Antiques, is a gateway for the further study of Himalayan Antiques, Arms & Art and
aim to be Your portal as a caretaker of a unique piece of history.
The aim with Gurkha Antiques is to:
share a passion & knowledge;
to learn & educate,
encourage & inspire,
appreciate & serve,
fellow researchers, collectors, enthusiasts and the general public about topics of Himalayan History & Cultural Heritage, specially in regards to Antiques, Arms & Artifacts from Nepal.
So that you may gain a better understanding and thus a better appreciation of the items & subject and can better decide what it is that you would like.
Gurkha Antiques give the opportunity to purchase original high quality Antiques, Arms & Art from the Himalayas & surrounding regions with full confidence in its Authenticity, that the item has been researched and put into a Historical context.
25% of all sale profits goes to charitable causes and we are proud support a variety or Charities and Organizations in Nepal, India and UK.
Gurkha Antiques carries out professional work related to the Gurkhas, Kukri knifes, Himalayan Arms & Armor, Nepalese history and much more. We have worked together with both Public Musuems and Private Galleries, temporary exhibitions to permanent installations and many private collectors to realise a better result.
Gurkha Antiques is the creation of Mr. Viking Krishna Kunwor, a South Asia scholar (M.A) from Nepal & Sweden. He has since 1995 studied South Asia with a special focus on Nepali History, Gurkha/Gorkha regiments, and Himalayan Arms, specially the Kukri knife. He combines his Academic interest with the passion and taste of a collector and professional experience from various fields to include; Academia, Libraries, Museums, Teaching, Management, Gastronomy and Tourism.
The challenge to never stop exploring, to always learn!
JAI GURKHAS & JAI KHUKURI (KUKRI).
Gurkha Antiques proudly supported the Gurkha Welfare Trust.