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Leather Journal A5 - Wide Strap

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480.00 Grams

Leather Journal with Wide Strap

Genuine Leather in Espresso Brown

Hand stitched leather journals have a magical quality!  Used for hundreds of years, you can feel this tradition when you hold one.

Handcrafted in the style of an earlier era, each journal is a work of art and signed by the Binder.  Read about the Leather Journal story here...>

The Treasured Qualities of a Handcrafted Journal:

  • Strength - the hand stitched pages result in a stronger journal than glued books
  • Flexibility - the soft leather covers tuck easily into bags, pockets and backpacks - unlike hard covered books
  • Easy to write in - pages lay flat - NO spiral bindings
  • Protection - the wrap around cover protects the fore edge of the pages, the wrapping strap helps to hold the cover securely closed
  • Sensual - the feel of a handcrafted leather journal delights the senses.  Soft and flexible to the touch and visually beautiful
  • A Sense of Ritual - the wrapping and unwrapping of the journal is a moment of ritual that many leather journal owners savour
  • It's Your Story - Writing becomes an experience again!  Holding a writing instrument in your hand and making your mark is very personal.

This Handcrafted Journal features:

  • A5 Leather Journal (approx 21cm H x 15cm W - Half an A4)
  • Quality genuine leather handcrafted cover
  • Genuine leather hand cut wrap around strap
  • 192 pages
  • Italian paper in ivory creme
  • 100gsm paper weight
  • Hand folded and pierced
  • Hand stitched pages
  • Signed by the Binder
  • Totally handmade by a book lover in Australia
A5 is a very popular size.  Favoured for it's ease of portability while still allowing plenty of room for lots of writing, sketches, keepsakes and personal style within the pages.
Ideal for writers, poets, song writers, travel thoughts, sketches, journal keepers and all those who love to keep treasures within pages of books!  
And of course - the perfect companion for sharing your story while sitting under that favourite tree, or discreetly in the back of that wonderful cafe where the coffee is as rich as the constant evolving cast of characters.

Prefer a Kangaroo Wrapping Strap? See here...


Personalise This Journal

Title Page Printing

The journal can be personalised with a Title Page printed with a name, a quote or both. Add a personalised title page to this journal ...>


Add initials to this journal with classic blind debossing.  Beautiful brass letters are heat pressed into the leather to create an elegant impression.  Add a monogram here...

And you are supporting and enabling an Artisan Tradition to continue! 

From the Maker's Hands to Yours...

A labour of Pride & Love!

Thank You




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  • 5

    Posted by Kym on 27th Feb 2022

    Amazing quality journal where the skill of the bookbinder shows. A beautiful piece of art.

  • 5
    Leather Journal

    Posted by Kathryn Miller on 2nd Jan 2021

    Beautifully made and presented. Customer service was outstanding. Rang and spoke to staff who were very lovely. Received my purchase in perfect timing during their busiest period! Thank you.

  • 5
    Beautiful handcrafted product

    Posted by Gemma on 14th Sep 2020

    I purchased this as a Father's day present and it is absolutely beautiful. It's obvious that a lot of care went into making it as the quality is excellent. Beverley was lovely to deal with too and the book arrived within a week of ordering. Highly recommended!

  • 5

    Posted by Candace on 21st May 2020

    The journal was presented in a lovely box. The journal itself has lovely leather, the paper smooth and the biggest plus is that the pages lay flat. My son loved the gift. Thank you for your speedy delivery and quick responses - greatly appreciated.

  • 5
    Wide strap journal

    Posted by Kerry de Ruyter on 13th May 2020

    This is the perfect heirloom gift beautifully handcrafted by an amazing artisan. Beverley’s work is impeccable even down to the personalised packaging. The journal was unique with monogram On the front and specially designed title page. Beverley thank you so much for delivering the journal in such a short time frame. Everyone who sees the journal is stunned with the high level of craftsmanship. I would highly recommend your products to anyone who is looking for something special. In amongst the stationery items mass produced today your products are definitely treasures.

  • 5
    Magnificent Piece of Craftsmanship

    Posted by Mary-Jane Jamadar on 28th Dec 2019

    Dear Beverley I bought this journal as a special for my poet daughter - it came packaged like a treasured prize fitting for the beautiful creation within - The journal was certainly a work of art that will be greatly appreciated by her - Thank you Mary-Jane

  • 5
    Stunning journal

    Posted by Nikki on 13th Dec 2019

    The journal is absolutely stunning, the craftsmanship is with love and attention to detail. A perfect gift for my partner. Thank you Beverley

  • 5
    Leather journal A5

    Posted by Maree Shell on 10th Oct 2019

    beautiful craftsmanship. exactly as described. impressive product. thank you so much. my daughter loves it.

  • 5

    Posted by Belinda Coad on 18th Jul 2019

    My husband LOVED receiving this journal, he keeps smelling it and loves that leather smell!!! Such beautiful quality...thank you Beverley!

  • 5
    A5 Brown leather Journal with wide strap

    Posted by Shelley on 12th Jun 2019

    I bought this journal for a special gift for my nephew. The quality of the leather and the paper was outstanding. The cover page looked beautiful and the initials on the front cover just made it extra personal . Everybody loved it !! Thank you Beverley

  • 5
    Journal, cover page and monogram

    Posted by Narelle Licandro on 10th Jul 2018

    Love it, beautiful craftsmanship. I hope my son thinks the same he will treasure forever

  • 5
    Top Quality product

    Posted by Graham John Dunkley on 7th Mar 2018

    This Journal is amazing, the leather is supple, feels great in your fingers and protects your paper. The paper is of top quality far superior than I thought. The only personal negative was i assumed the holding strap was more ridgard, its a velvet touch that's easily wrapped around your journal, probably better then what i assumed.