Hand painted Bodhi Leaf Lokta Paper Notebook

$ 12.00

Hand painted Bodhi Leaf Lokta Paper Notebook

Made from sustainably harvested and completely eco-friendly Himalayan lokta paper, this is a blank journal with a beautiful hand-painted Bodi leaf cover. A Bodi leaf is dried and then hand-painted by a third-generation artist.  This notebook is versatile with many potential uses including a memory journal, traveller journal for sketching and capturing those special moments!

Lokta Paper is a traditional Nepali craft going back thousands of years and is made from the Lokta or Daphne Bush, a wild shrub that grows wild in the Himalaya at altitudes of 5,000 – 13,000 ft where little else grows. It produces a fine-textured paper that is valued for it’s strength, durability and resistance to being eaten by insects.  In fact, historically Royal Decrees and Religious Texts were written on Lokta Paper and is said to last for over 1,000 years!

Our Lokta Paper is made in the traditional way in the remote villages of Nepal. Our handmade paper products are unique and make excellent gifts! Lokta Paper has numerous benefits, some of which are mentioned here.


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