Screenprinted Lokta Origami Paper

Screenprinted Lokta Papers

Silkscreened Designs on Lokta Paper from Nepal

Haven't tried Nepalese Lokta paper for origami folding before? You are in for a real treat! Lokta Paper is and 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 trendy designs screenprinted on the front of the sheet. The result is a beautiful 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 artist-created patterns provide incredible surface color and lines to any origami sculpture.