Welcome to the home page for Lydia Miszuk’s natural desert papermaking. Lydia makes paper from desert plants, such as saguaro, prickly pear, tumbleweed, corn, palm, yucca, agave and cotton.


Lydia Miszuk has lived in Arizona since 1956 and has watched the once separate cities of the metropolitan area merge into one huge metropolis. Lydia is married and has two adult sons. Her husband is an a jewelry maker. Her sons are sculptors and musicians. Lydia studied Psychology at ASU, but decided that her interests were more artistic and she attained a BFA in Fiber Arts instead.

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