Lokta paper is made of rice husk and is an interesting souvenir from Nepal. In recent years, this industry has seen much innovation.
You can find lampshades, photo albums, wallpaper, and even handbags made of lokta paper. Lokta can be found in eastern Nepal from which this paper is made and it is one of the models of ancient handicrafts. This plant can be found from 3500 to 4000 meters altitude.
Our paper is not treated with harmful chemicals like today’s commercial papers which are treated with bleach.
The paper is hand made in the rural, high altitude villages of Nepal.
Lokta paper has a beautiful texture containing natural flecks from the bush and can vary slightly in thickness.
Used by writers, artists, sketchers, journalers for creative projects, or for official records. Lokta paper is a proud tradition unique to Nepal.