Asheville Mandala Weavers~Ojos de Dios~Yarn Mandalas

Asheville, North Carolina · 1563 Sales


Asheville Mandala Weavers~Ojos de Dios~Yarn Mandalas

Asheville, North Carolina 1563 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Asheville Mandala Weavers

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Asheville Mandala Weavers

36 inch Eye of the Storm
36 inch Eye of the Storm
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shakti colibrí

shakti colibrí on Jun 22, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This Ojo de Dios is so beautiful, a true piece of art that radiates love. Thank you, Sami! I can't wait to give it to my boyfriend, and order another one for me ;). Great, great, great <3

Thaneeya McArdle

Thaneeya McArdle on Jun 6, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I love this ojo!! Sami took my ideas on board to create this custom ojo with my requested colors and added tassels, and it turned out exactly as I envisioned. Shipping and communication were excellent. Highly recommend!


anarres on May 1, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This truly stunning mandala, "Summertime," reminds me of the arid land farming of the Hopi and Navajo in the Southwest -- the colors of green corn (see the tassels on the mandala?), purple mesas, and infinite sky. This is my sixth mandala from Asheville; there are two in my bedroom, two in my office, one in my living room, and one in my kitchen. I am surrounded by vibrant beauty. I have my eyes on at least one more. I will have to move to a larger house.

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weaving, teaching, and promoting yarn mandalas

We have apprenticed with Jay Mohler who has honed the craft of weaving with yarn and dowels to a highly regarded art form.

Our vision is to give this art form visibility in the community where we live in Asheville, North Carolina and around the world. Our goal is to keep Jay's work alive by continuing to create his most popular pieces for those who would love to have their own as well as expressing our own individual creativity.

Our work is currently for sale on Etsy and in shops around Asheville, North Carolina.

We each have our own style and unique voice in this work. We are committed to the highest quality work and guarantee it 100%. We work meticulously to create art that will last a lifetime.

About Founder, Jay Mohler:

Jay was fortunate to be a part of the 1970's great popularity of this folk art in our American Southwest, when he lived in New Mexico, and sold a great many 8 sided Ojos de Dios to tourist shops and art galleries. The craze ended, and he moved on to sign painting for twenty years, but in 1999 he once again took up weaving yarn mandalas, and had a very satisfying time selling online. He has also taught and inspired many others to start weaving, through both facebook and the etsy shop.

Shop members

  • Jay Mohler

    Weaver, Founder

    1960's idealist, art student, dropout and wandering hippie, settled into New Mexico and weaving mandalas in the 1970's. I returned to the art in 1999 after a break of 20 years to paint signs and raise a family that produced 4 boys, now all grown up.

  • Samantha (Sami) Herbert

    Owner, Weaver

    Sami has traveled all over the world collecting fiber and transforming it into hand crafted art. Her favorite thing is to watch the mandala grow, like oneself, into something complex and vibrant.

  • Elizabeth Tingley

    Owner, Weaver

    Elizabeth Tingley is a native of Athens, Georgia. She has been working with fiber arts (knitting, crocheting, sewing, and tatting) for over 15 years. Recently returned from teaching in China, she now lives with her husband and son in Asheville.

  • Inga Savage

    Owner, Weaver

    Inga is in love with fiber arts. As an apprentice with Jay Mohler her love for weaving with intention grew. She enjoys creating intricate woven designs like Tibetan, Celtic knots and Fairytale mandalas. She loves to delight herself with new designs!

Shop policies

Last updated on November 6, 2016
In Stock – In stock pieces are already made as posted in the listing. Colors you see on your screen may vary based on screen resolution and lighting conditions. These pieces will ship within 5-7 business days.

Custom Order – Custom orders take 2-4 weeks to create based on shop workload and size/intricacy of design. Once order is placed, we will communicate with you our current timelines. To receive a preview of your work before shipping, please request via etsy conversation.

Wholesale Order - We love wholesale orders! Please contact us via etsy conversation regarding wholesale orders.

Colors are hard to judge correctly on a computer monitor. We have received many comments that the colors seen when an ojo arrives are better than the photo presented.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
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  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Payment is per Etsy guidelines and is due upon ordering.
We are very earth conscious and strive to re-use packaging material where we can and/or use a minimal amount of packaging. Every box is custom made to fit your order. Large mandalas (36+ inches in diameter) require custom wood boxes. Shipping charges will be assessed at checkout and vary based on size.

Domestic Shipping (U.S. only):
Shipment is by USPS Priority, FedEx, or UPS. We usually ship by USPS Priority Mail, or UPS. If you have special considerations for shipping to your location, please let us know.

International Shipping:
Kits and Ojos sent internationally are usually sent USPS First Class. The length of time for a package to reach you can sometimes not be easily determined. International orders have been held by customs for as much as 2 months. If you have special considerations for shipping to your location, please let us know. International orders may be subject to duties or tariffs. These will be collected by the destination country's customs office and payment will be the responsibility of the customer. Refused shipments will be treated as an abandoned order and credits will not be issued.
Refunds and Exchanges
Any ojo can be returned, for a full refund, no questions asked, within 10 days of receiving. The buyer must, however, pay return postage.
Additional policies and FAQs
No two mandalas we make are ever exactly alike, and a custom order based on a previously sold ojo will be inspired by that previous ojo, but not an exact copy. Any suggestions for changes or customization are welcome. Feel free to look through ojos that we have sold in the past for examples, as well as the ojos we list as custom orders.