Hand-made Paper (LOKTA Paper)
The LOKTA paper popularly known as Rice Paper; is handmade traditionally from time immemorial in Nepal from the bark of Daphne Papyracea called LOKTA.
Features of LOKTA Paper:
Made from high altitude plant;
Water Resistant up to large extend;
Rough and natural look.
What is Felt Craft?
Felt is a mass of matted raw lamb's wool. Imported from New Zealand and Tibet. This raw wool is first carded and then dyed into different types of colours as desired in different forms for the final product. The type of dye that is usually used is Swiss dye.
No chemicals are used in the process of making Felt products. It is purely made by shaping the raw wool with soap, water and human hand pressure.
What is Yak Bone?
The Yak is a perculiar kind of cattle which lives in snowy highland and has been domesticated by Tibetan for more than 2000 years.
In Tibetan Genesis, it is said that, " the Yak's head, eyes, intestines, hairs, hoof and heart finally changed into sun, moon, stars, rivers, lakes, forests and mountains". So the Yak was a holy offering in various ancient governmental and religionary ceremonies, and it was once called, "Holy Yak".
To kill a Yak, a long motet must be repeated for 300 times, otherwise the killer will be cursed. The Yak Bone which is the spirit of Yak represents purity, strength, courage.