Black Ink - Nepalese Screenprinted Lokta Paper - Gold Brush on Natural - 20x30in. - Deep, rich earthtones in a variety of solids and patterns are the allure of these screenprinted papers from Nepal. Handmade from fiber of the Nepal paper plant, called the daphne shrub or lokta bush, which grows high up in the Himalayan region of Nepal. The lokta bush completely regenerates in about 4 years, after being cut to about 6" from the ground. 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.