The story of the Four Harmonious Friends illustrates interdependence despite the differences in the size and strength of each animal. It is the epitome of friendship, cooperation, and good relation without considering hierarchy, strength, power, or even size. Hanging this design in your home is believed to bring in harmony, friendship, peace and cooperation from all.
Lokta paper is made entirely by a local women's co-operative community in Kathmandu involved in the ecological treatment and preservation of the forest. This form of paper production is both sustainable and eco-friendly, as the harvesting of lokta bark, the primary ingredient of the process, does not effect growth or survival of the tree.
Measures approximately 13 inches tall and 7.5 inches wide from dowel to dowel.