Screenprinted Lokta Paper

Screenprinted Lokta Papers

Screen Printed 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. Made from the Lokta bush, this paper is an eco-friendly paper.

Screenprinted Lokta Papers start with a lush sheet of hand made Lokta Paper. Then intricate designs are silk-screened onto each sheet of beautiful paper. 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