About Lokta Paper
Nepali Handmade Paper making is 2000 years old technique. It is one of the ancient traditional crafts from the Himalayan Nation of Nepal. People harvest Daphe tree every two to three years. People keep Daphe tree alive by cutting a foot long stem from the ground, thus to protect ecological balance.
Mahaguthi, Craft with a conscience has been dedicated for more than a decade to support low income and economically deprived producers of Nepal. Proceed from the sales of this products will go to support the rehabilitation of the disadvantaged woman and children as well as producers of Nepal.
About Photo Frame
A picture frame is a decorative edging for a picture, such as a painting or photograph, intended to enhance it, make it easier to display or protect it. Specially made from Lokta paper, this photo frame is an unique one. Other frames are made up of woods, bronze, aluminium and plastics. However this lokta paper photo frame is rarely found and adds extra value to our Nepali paper products.
Some Lokta Paper Products at Mahaguthi
- Box and Pencil Holders,
- Gift and Shopping Bags
- Cards and gift tags
Some Benefits of Lokta Paper:
1. It is completely Eco friendly. It includes process such as hand making and sun drying and has no effect on the environment
2. Soft sensational feeling and attractive texture
3. Able to withstand to insects and is germ-free
4. Extremely durable and strong
5. Easily fold able
6. Easily Dy able with any color
7. A bit more resistant to water than other papers
8. Can be easily recycle
9. Can be use to wrap to retain the potency of incense, spices and medicine
10.Can be use to make a lot of products including FRAMES, PENCIL STANDS, NOTEBOOKS, BAGS etc