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Handmade Lokta Paper Rosette- Magenta Mum- 12 Inch

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Handmade Lokta Paper Rosette- Magenta Mum- 12 Inch
Add color to your space with the Handmade Magenta Mum Rosettes! Simply open the accordion folded rosette and you have a lively decoration featuring a Magenta Mum design. The rosette is made in Nepal of handmade Lokta paper by a women's cooperative. Lokta paper is from the Daphne plant bark that is harvested while the plant is alive, so it is a sustainable resource. The paper has been made using little electricity with the same traditional process for hundreds of years. The Magenta Mum paper is stamped with wax to create the design and give it a slightly translucent quality. Each Medium rosette has a 12 inch diameter and features a string for hanging. Support women in Nepal in your sustainable decorative choices with the Handmade Medium Magenta Mum Paper 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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