Every AURA QUE design is developed in direct collaboration with charity and fair trade producer groups in Nepal using traditional skills and local materials, aiming to create opportunities for the people who make our products.

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Making our VISTA Paper Notebooks from sustainable Lokta bark in the Himalayas

Making our VISTA Paper Notebooks from sustainable Lokta bark in the Himalayas

The lokta paper has been used for centuries in Nepal, known for its durability and resistance to tearing, with the earliest surviving document being the ‘Karanya Buha Sutra’ Buddhist text, estimated at between 1000-1900 years old!
Celebrating Fair-trade Fortnight - AURA QUE recommends.....

Celebrating Fair-trade Fortnight - AURA QUE recommends.....

Over the years, we have met lots of wonderful people running small ethical businesses like ours – in Nepal and back in the UK. It’s always great to...
Celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight – The Importance of Fairtrade

Celebrating Fair Trade Fortnight – The Importance of Fairtrade

It's Fairtrade Fortnight which means we are all about sharing the importance of buying ethical, fairly traded and sustainable products!

Artisans & Materials

Our Producers

Working in a developing country like Nepal is forever challenging but is made all the better by the warm friendly people within the organisations that we collaborate with.  It is important for us to continue to provide these small producer groups and handicraft units with work to empower the people who work there as well as help the charities and projects affiliated with these organizations.

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Our Materials

AURA QUE incorporates local materials wherever possible, promoting traditional skills and processes, to increase production and supply within the developing country such as Nepal that we work with.

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Our Ethical Policy

AURA QUE strives to conduct business to the highest ethical and environmental standards, but we still have a way to go in finding our most ethical supply chain, but we are working towards our goal by creating strong relationships with suppliers and manufacturers - to demonstrate that ethical collaborations can be successful and by making the most of the challenges and adventures along the way.

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