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Here is our ethnic collection of stationery from around the world, including traditional paper crafts like Lokta from Nepal as well as unique pencil cases created using traditional fabric weaves.

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Newspaper Pencils - Ribbon

Newspaper Pencils - Ribbon

NP160

£1.70

 

These recycled pencils are made by the NGO Women's Dreams, who aim to improve the economic and educational situation of women in Nepal. They are cleverly made from old newspaper compressed and wrapped incredibly tightly around a lead.

Ribbon of three pencils.
 
Origin: Nepal

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Himalayan Lokta Cards

Himalayan Lokta Cards

NP301

£8.40

 

These beautifully coloured and decorated greetings cards are made from Lokta paper. There are three styles of card set available: a colourful depiction of the eyes of Buddha, often seen on Nepalese stupas, or a gorgeously golden picture of either Buddha or Ganesh.

Eight cards in each set. Includes a Lokta paper info page.
Approx: 11.5cm × 15.5cm
Origin: Nepal

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Bodhi Leaf Lokta Cards

Bodhi Leaf Lokta Cards

NP399

£8.40

 

Pack of eight beautifully made blank greetings cards featuring an elegant Bodhi leaf design on Himalayn Lokta paper. Lokta paper making is a traditional practice from the high altitude Himalayan forests of Nepal. The Lokta bush is a fast growing shrub and the paper making process helps to provide economic stability for some of Nepal's poorer rural people.

 

Eight cards in each set. Includes a Lokta paper info page.
Approx: 11.5cm × 15.5cm 
Origin: Nepal

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Pack of 4 Mini Lokta Paper Books

Pack of 4 Mini Lokta Paper Books

NP181

£5.99

 

These beautifully coloured and decorated note books are made from Lokta paper. The paper has a wonderfully tactile nature, is very durable and has a natural off white colour. Each of these books features a decorated stamp design on the brightly coloured front cover.

Each Book Approx: 7cm × 8cm (36 Pages)
Colours & Designs vary
Origin: Nepal

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Tie Dyed Lokta Book

Tie Dyed Lokta Book

NP225

£5.30

 

Beautiful and bright little booklet made from traditional Lokta paper. Book features average of 36 natural blank (cream coloured) Lokta pages with a vivid tie due cover with an interesting a string and button fastening system. Small enough to carry around everywhere you might need it but big enough to write everything you might need to in!

Approx: 11cm × 14cm × 2cm -
Colours vary.
Origin: Nepal

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Bodhi Leaf Buddha Book

Bodhi Leaf Buddha Book

NP458

£6.85

 

These beautiful note books are made from Lokta paper and are decorated with a bodhi leaf and line drawing of Buddha. Lokta paper making is a traditional practice from the high altitude Himalayan forests of Nepal. 

Origin: Nepal

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Lokta Collage Notebook

Lokta Collage Notebook

NP459

£6.85

 

Decorated using off cuts of other lokta paper products, these brilliant note books are handmade in Nepal and make excellent little gifts. Lokta paper making is a traditional practice from the high altitude Himalayan forests of Nepal.

Approx: 12cm × 15cm × 2cm
Colours vary.
Origin: Nepal

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Print Block

Print Block

NP469

£3.85

 

These fantastic little block prints are a brilliantly fun art tool. They make excellent teaching tools with their imprints of various parts of Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhist iconography.

Sold singly. Sizes vary but about 4cm × 5cm
Origin: Nepal

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Indian Scene Notebook

Indian Scene Notebook

IN159

£4.80

 

These charming little notebooks feature a glass front panel with a traditional Indian scene. 

Approx: 15cm × 15cm × 2cm
Origin: India

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Himalayan Lokta Notebook

Himalayan Lokta Notebook

NP300

£6.60

 

These beautifully coloured and decorated note books are made from Lokta paper. Lokta paper making is a traditional practice from the high altitude Himalayan forests of Nepal.

Around 40 pages. Each book comes with a Lokta info page. Colours vary.
Approx: 11.5cm × 15.5cm × 1.5cm
Origin: Nepal

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Madhubani Fish Book

Madhubani Fish Book

NP358

£6.60

 

Mudhubani artwork is a traditional form of painting practised in Northern India and Nepal. This brightly coloured, vivid style is created using simple implements and natural dyes and colourants.

Approx: 11cm × 15cm - 46 pages
Mixed colours
Origin: Nepal

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Madhubani Elephant Book

Madhubani Elephant Book

NP359

£6.60

 

Mudhubani artwork is a traditional form of painting practised in Northern India and Nepal. This brightly coloured, vivid style is created using simple implements and natural dyes and colourants.

Approx: 11cm × 15cm - 46 pages
Mixed colours
Origin: Nepal

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Success Affirmation Notebook

Success Affirmation Notebook

BA877

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a beautiful print of Buddha and a small affirmational piece of text. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx 11cm × 17cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Garden Proverb Affirmation Notebook

Garden Proverb Affirmation Notebook

BA878

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a beautiful print of of a Lotus flower and a small affirmational Chinese proverb. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

 

Unlined.
Approx 11cm × 17cm 
Origin: Indonesia

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Good Luck Affirmation Notebook

Good Luck Affirmation Notebook

BA879

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a Chinese Feng Shui symbol and a small affirmation concerning Good luck. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx: 11cm × 17cm   
Origin: Indonesia

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Tao Affirmation Notebook

Tao Affirmation Notebook

BA880

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a screen print of a majestic tree along with a small piece of Taoist philosophy. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx: 11cm × 17cm   
Origin: Indonesia

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Cree Indian Affirmation Notebook

Cree Indian Affirmation Notebook

BA881

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a screen print of a majestic tree along with wise, prophectic text from the Cree Native American Indian tribe. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx: 11cm × 17cm 
Origin: Indonesia

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Fortune Affirmation Notebook

Fortune Affirmation Notebook

BA882

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a Chinese Feng Shui symbol and a small affirmation text concerning Good Fortune. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx: 11cm × 17cm  
Origin: Indonesia

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Small Things Affirmation Notebook

Small Things Affirmation Notebook

BA883

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a screen printed dove symbol and a small piece of life affirming text from Mother Theresa. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx: 11cm × 17cm  
Origin: Indonesia

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Happiness Affirmation Notebook

Happiness Affirmation Notebook

BA717

£6

 

These wonderful little notebooks are fabric bound and feature a Chinese symbol and a small affirmation concerning Happiness. Perfect for jotting down thoughts and ideas.

Unlined.
Approx 11cm × 17cm
Origin: Indonesia

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