Nepalese Lokta paper is handmade by local families in Nepal and is fair-trade classified. It is an eco-friendly paper made from the fibrous bark of the Daphne Shrub or Lokta Bush. After harvesting, the plant completely regenerates to full maturity again within 4-5 years, making it a source of continuous supply.
Each sheet of Lokta paper is handmade with a mould and deckle frame and each sheet is hand dyed. Because Lokta paper is handmade, there are irregularities which add to the beauty of the paper.
Lokta is a unique and durable paper suitable for a wide range of artistic uses. It is commonly used for stationery, writing journals, bookbinding, art prints, cards, invitations and more