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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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Lokta Printer and Craft Paper with Indigo Natural Indigo is a dye used for centuries to create a variety of beautiful blues. Now, it’s a part of our Handmade Lokta Printer Paper, adding its distinctive color to our handmade lokta paper. Handmade Lokta Paper made for Inkjet and Laser Printers The paper measures 8.5 x 11 inches designed for both inkjet and laser printers. The paper can also be used in crafts such as scrapbooking...

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An Ancient Tradition in a Modern World Lokta paper is made by hand in the Himalayas of Nepal, and has been a tree-free source for paper in the region for over a thousand years. Now as an alternative to regular printer paper that is treated with bleach and other chemicals, Lokta Printer and Craft paper is the perfect solution for the eco-conscious and those wanting to bring an adventure to their printing projects. Vegetable-dyed with...

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There’s 364 other days to interact with technology. Take a little time off today, reduce your electricity usage. Meditate or even… 1. Go Outside It’s a shocker, but it’s easier to spend all day inside. Go for a walk, or a hike, or simply stand in some sunshine and take a deep breath. 2. Connect with the Earth Plant a tree, cultivate something already growing, even enjoy the fruit of the earth by eating raw...

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Ancient Paper Tradition Brought to You in a New Way 1,000-Year-Old Tradition at Your Printer’s Fingertips. There’s no paper quite like handmade lokta paper. It follows an ancient paper-making tradition in Nepal, and we are proud to introduce our handmade Lokta Natural Laser and Inkjet Computer Printer Paper. The paper is made from 100% Lokta bush fibers harvested from the Lokta bush which grows on the southern slopes of...

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