The raw material Lokta is the bark of the Lokta plant that is sometimes referred to as the paper tree. It is a small woody plant of the laurel family and the natural beauty and artisan dexterity with which this beautifully handmade lampshade is constructed, shows just how versatile the material is. The design is suitable for any interior style and it emits a soft, ambient glow when lit.
Supplier Info: The supplier who makes this product employs around four hundred people in Nepal and in addition to their statutory wages, artisans receive bonuses, medical allowances, insurance, Provident Fund pensions and maternity allowance. Their paper products are made using age-old traditions of paper-making techniques and the revival and popularity of this handicraft provides work for many under-privileged people. They, in turn are able to improve their living standards and empower themselves and their families. The company also provides scholarships for some of the local children’s education and they are very proud of the fact that their business is helping to develop such exciting opportunities for Nepal.
Why we love this product!
- Fair Trade
- A delicate and primal ambience
- Natural and traditionally made paper
- Suitable for any interior style
Dimensions: Dia: 22cm H: 20cm