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Handmade Lokta Paper Rosette- Black Linework- 12 Inch

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Handmade Lokta Paper Rosette- Black Linework- 12 Inch
The Black Linework Handmade Lokta Paper Rosette features a layered black line design that is reminiscent of a hand-drawn plaid. You'll love the unique design of the handmade paper. The decorative Lokta paper is made in using very little electricity in Nepal. The process, that has been the same for hundreds of years, involves harvesting bark from the Daphne plant while it remains alive. The plant regenerates the bark, so that process is truly sustainable. Once the sheets are made and printed, a women's cooperative in Nepal cuts and folds the decorative rosettes. Each rosette has a 12 inch diameter and has a string for hanging. Support sustainable practices and women's cooperatives in Nepal with the Handmade Lokta Paper Black Linework Rosette.

Read more about Lokta papers in our blog post:
"Lokta paper is made from the bark of a Daphne bush, which grows exclusively at the foot of the Himalayan mountains. The inner bark provides extremely long fibers to create paper, which gives Lokta paper a very durable quality. To create the Lokta paper, the bark is striped from a living bush which not only helps the bush to grow, but the bark completely regenerates in six to seven years. (A truly eco-friendly paper!) The inner bark is cooked, beaten down into a wet pulp, and scooped up into paper molds. Color is added to the paper through natural bark and flower based dyes, and this paper never touches chemicals or bleaches. Not only is Lokta paper hand pulled, it is also hand-dyed, hand screen printed, and batiked (stamped with wax) making every sheet unique in color and weight."

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