A WORK OF ART
Notebook & Journals by TTOPI
The Element Collection are designed in Canada and handcrafted in Nepal.
This masterpiece is made completely from handmade paper and carefully hand bound. The book covers are hand painted with a feel of natural texture the way the fibres dried and adhered to one another, creating its own identity, character & tone. Each product in each collection, is a guaranteed One Piece & Non-Replicable.
More About our Paper
Lokta Paper is handmade artisan paper indigenous to Nepal, made from fibrous inner bark of high elevation evergreen shrubs from two species of Daphne(Plant).These papers are known for their durability and resistance to tearing , humidity ,insects and mildew. Lokta paper document appears in Nepal’s National Archives in Kathmandu in the form of the sacred Buddhist text estimated to be between 1,000 and 1,900 years old.
It is an important reservoir of biological resources maintained under in situ condition in the unique and diverse Himalayan ecosystems. When harvested, the lokta bush automatically regenerates to a fully grown 4–5-meter plant with in 5–7 years.
Vajra is a Sanskrit word that means ‘thunderbolt and diamond’, its Tibetan equivalent is Dorje. Vajra is essentially representative of the powerful, indestructible, indomitable, impenetrable, immutable, enduring and eternal state of enlightenment.
When worn as a pendant, it reminds the wearer, and the viewer, of the supreme indestructibility of knowledge.