Marbled Lokta Origami Paper

Marbled Lokta Papers

Hand-Marbled Designs on Lokta Paper from Nepal

If you have never used Nepalese Lokta paper before for origami folding, you are in for a real treat! Lokta Paper is an eco-friendly paper Handmade from the fiber of the "Nepal Paper Plant," also called the Daphne Shrub or Lokta Bush. The cultivation of this "tree free" paper is an eco-friendly resource and a reliable revenue stream for the village artisans of Nepal's rural and urban areas.   

These Lokta Papers combine handmade paper with the latest trend of marbling. The result is a beautiful, flowing marble design on the face of the paper and a solid color reverse. The paper is slightly heavier than traditional origami papers, but it folds like a dream and is extremely durable. The colors and marble patterns provide incredible surface color to any origami sculpture.