Category Archives: Lokta Paper

How is Lokta Paper Made In Nepal?

Nepali Lokta paper is an eco-friendly paper handmade from the fibre of Lokta Bush (scientific name Danphe papyracea). The shrub grows at an altitude of 6500 ft or above on the southern slopes of the Himalayas. Lokta paper is fully sustainable and eco-friendly as only the inner bark of the Lokta bush is stripped away. […]

Nepalese Lokta Paper and its significance.

Nepalese Lokta Paper is made from one of the longest and strongest natural fibre of the inner bark of a high-altitude shrub Daphne. This shrub is called lokta in Nepali and lokta paper (also generalized as Nepali paper) and has been a staple of Nepalese artisans for centuries. Most of the production of this paper […]