Process of Making Handcrafted Paper

All Earn Learn products use special hand made khadi paper produced by the Kalam hand Kush paper factory. Take the tour and learn more about what makes our paper special !
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  • img-block1The paper production cycle starts with cotton strips known as chindy. The chindy is grounded into small fibers.
  • img-block2The fibers are then added to a binding solution in preparation for the paper making.
  • img-block3Next, the cotton is added to water. The colour is mixed in before it is sifted with a frame. The size of this frame will determine the size of the paper.
  • img-block4After it is taken out of the frame, the paper is layered and separated with muslin cloth. It is still wet at this stage.
  • img-block5The paper is then placed into a press, and all the excess water is squeezed out to prepare the paper for drying.
  • img-block6Once the paper is taken from the press, the muslin cloth is removed and each sheet is stacked on top of the other.
  • img-block7The sheets are hung to dry. Once taken down, they are trimmed and packed as a block.
  • img-block8Any remaining paper is collected and recycled into the next paper production cycle.

Our paper and products are also special because they do not harm nature in any way!!!

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What I hear I forget. What I see I remember. What I do I know. -Chinese Proverb