Ajima Paper Handicraft epitomizes the fusion of tradition and creativity. This handicraft business boasts a remarkable 18-year legacy in the field of paper craftsmanship.
Ajima’s uniqueness lies in its dedication to the exquisite Lokta paper—a traditional paper, handcrafted from the fibers of the Daphne plant found in the Himalayan region. This material forms the canvas for their artistic creations. Ajima’s products are a testament to the rich tapestry of Nepali artistry. From intricately handprinted notebooks and eco-friendly bags to elegant jewelry boxes and ethereal paper lamps, Ajima Paper Handicraft offers an array of products that reflect Nepal's diverse culture and heritage.
Despite their exceptional craftsmanship, Ajima Paper Handicraft faces the challenge of limited awareness about authentic Lokta paper handicrafts. In their home base of Bhaktapur, they compete with businesses that sometimes falsely claim to use Nepali paper while utilizing cheaper alternatives.
However, what sets Ajima Apart is their commitment to authenticity and customization, allowing organizations to incorporate their brand names and logos into products manufactured by Ajima. You might have purchased a product by Ajima Handicrafts and not even realized it! Dhukuti, is its major business client and places substantial orders with the business. Ajima Paper Handicraft also caters to souvenir shops, arts and craft boutiques, NGOs, and other corporate clients.
This is how Ajima is preserving the art of handcrafting in Kathmandu valley. But, their story isn't just about preservation; it's about resilience, creativity, and the enduring spirit of Nepali craftsmanship. It is truly a hidden gem awaiting discovery in the world’s handicrafts industry.