Once Upon a Time - Large leather journal with metal corners and hinges, Antiqued green leather
This book is made of green leather, hand dyed goatskin with an enhanced antique look. The patina this piece has is giving it character and creates an original art piece that reminds of a medieval tome.
The design features two pairs of brass metal hinges and decorative corners to match. A decorative double line was tooled with black and gold foil around the edges. The spine was designed to resemble that of an old book. The raised bands were obtained with strips of leather underneath the one that covers it. It is decorated with gold foil and leather paints.
The book measures 10.2 x 7.3 inches (26 x 18.5 cm). It is filled with Fabriano artist paper and has 112 pages 224 sides). The paper is warm white, slightly textured, hand torn and thick - 200 g/m² (for comparison, photocopy paper has 90 g/m²). It is acid free perfect for writing and sketching in any media, even watercolor.
This journal is an art object. You can use it as a family book or as a journal, either way, you will love it once you’ll meet it.