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In Nepal, the lokta plant
The bark of the lokta plant is dried
The bark is cleaned several times in water before finally cutting it in small pieces and turning it into the pulp.
The bark is washed in the water and stones are removed.
The bark is then turned into a watery pulp.
The lokta pulp is now ready to be poured into the wooden frames.
Pouring pulp into the wooden frames
Wooden frames are used to dry the paper
Since the size of frame is 30x 20 inches, our standard size of paper is the same.
The paper is then
Now it's the fun bit!
Drying in the sunlight