This product may be used as a notebook, scrapbook, diary or sketchbook. It has a hard cover that is beautifully decorated with natural flowers and leaves. The cover opens in the centre. The centre flap is held together with a string attached to a bamboo stick. This cute notebook/journal measures 4.5″ X 6″ and has 36 pages in it. Colour options available.
The notebook is made from the fibrous inner bark of an evergreen shrub named Daphne or Lokta. The bush regenerates every 4-6 years after it is pruned for paper-making purposes. The paper is not treated with bleach or acid. It is handmade in rural, high altitude villages of Nepal. Lokta paper has a beautiful texture containing natural flecks from the bush. The paper is resistant to insects and mildew and is very strong. Lokta paper has been used in ancient texts in Nepal and is preservable for centuries.Thus, Lokta paper is one of the most sought after non-tree papers.