Textured Lokta Paper

Textured Lokta Paper

Textured Momi Nepalese Lokta Paper

Strong Durable Paper Made from the Lokta Bush

Lokta paper has been used in Nepal since the 12th century, when it was used to write epic tales, to print mantra for use in prayer wheels, and for religious texts chanted by Buddhist monks. Until 1959, Nepal used this paper for all official government correspondence, and even today it is used for all of their land ownership papers (lal purja) and legal documents. Nepalese Lokta Paper is and eco-friendly paper hand-made from the fiber of the "Nepal Paper Plant," also called the Daphne Shrub or Lokta Bush.

Textured, Momi Lokta Papers possess a soft, almost fabric-like feel. The textures combined with rich earth tones give these Lokta Papers a striking appearance. Use these lokta papers for bookbinding, script writing, home decor and many other applications. Lokta Paper is:
  • Strong and durable
  • Handmade by village artisans of Nepal's rural and urban areas
  • Eco friendly
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