Posts made in May, 2017


What does it take to Make the World’s Most Special Handmade Paper? 1. Tradition Lokta paper follows a 1,000-year-old tradition in paper making. 2. Sustainability Lokta bushes when cut, grow back quickly to their original height, making it a very sustainable source for non-tree paper-making. 3. Skill & Artisanship Lokta paper is made by hand when the fibrous bark of the lokta bush is cooked into a mash and then spread by hand...

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Add a Deeper Meaning to your Work with Handmade Lokta Printer Paper All too often, we treat too lightly the things around us. It’s a disconnect between us and the earth around. Reconnect with Nature In a society that increase ever day in mass-produced goods, it’s refreshing to step back and appreciate something made by hand following a tradition of more than 1,000 years, preserving pride and artisanship. But tradition...

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Buddhism in Nepal There are many wonderful buddhist sites in Nepal, and many were damaged by the earthquake in 2015. Rebuilding efforts continue. Thank you for supporting our handmade products helping the economic regrowth of Nepal. We’d like to share a video compilation of sites throughout Nepal with quotes of wisdom from the Buddha. What does “Buddha” Mean? Once asked a question, it is said Buddha responded: A...

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