The Nepali Companion Notebook from Kathmandu Valley Co. is made from Lokta paper and has a history wealthy in ancient tradition. Handcrafted in the Himalayas and used anciently for sacred texts, Lokta paper has been a staple of Nepalese artisans for over 1,000 years. The paper is made from a non-tree source, Lokta bushes, which grow on the southern slopes of the Nepali Himalayas between 5,250 and 13,000 feet. When properly cut, the bushes can produce three to eight new, fast-growing shoots making Lokta paper one of the vital sought after renewable handmade papers. The fibrous inner bark is cooked into a mash and then spread by hand on boxed screens and set to dry in the Himalayan sun. The process creates one of the most world’s most unique, acid-free papers. Donkeys carry the paper through the mountain passes of Nepal and the paper ultimately reaches the capital, Kathmandu, where it’s crafted into our journals. Lokta paper has a beautiful texture containing natural flecks from the bush and can vary reasonably in thickness from page to page because of the unique handcrafting process. The very best note-taking companion at home, work, or for your adventures and journeys all over the world. Capture your memories, thoughts or sketches on the 48 unlined pages (96 front/back). The cover is dyed the usage of the time-honored practice of the usage of vegetable dyes. This journal is The very best size for any adventure. This Himalayan handcrafted treasure supports the talented Nepalese artisans and preserves the thousand-year-old tradition of hand made paper in Nepal. Namaste.
48 Page Handcrafted Lokta Paper Journal
Non-tree paper handmade from the Lokta bush grown in the high altitude of the Himalaya Mountains.
Pages contain natural flecks and texture unique to the art of hand-crafted Lokta paper.
Hand crafted in Nepal.