The red one…

14″ x 10″ large custom ordered leather book. Oak wooden plate fitted in the recessed center part, surrounded with the gilded frame, hold customer family crest. Extra time is implemented to be made unique brass corners. Uniquely made the book spine have deep embossed Latin words: Evolutio, Familia, Mundus. The book is filled with heavy parchment paper…

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8″ x 10.5″ leather journal…

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Special large leather journal adorned with genuine lizard leather details, embossing and hand tinted leather for the fine collectors among you…

Blank book is in 8 x 10.5 inches size, thickness around 3 inches and has 350 leaves (700 pages) of cream toned in 100 gsm paper weight. Paper edges are gilded and aged._DSC4458_DSC4467_DSC4472_DSC4470

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Gondor journal…

This special made leather journal is adorned with hand carved and embossed leather. Hand tinted for the fine collectors among you…

Blank book is in 9 x 12 inches size (or 31 x 23 cm) and thickness around 2.2 inches. The book block has around 350 leaves (700 pages if count both side of paper) of 80 gsm clean white paper with gilded paper edges. Gilded tree is made from hand carved thick leather – hardener with special bookbinders mixtures.

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Ankh journal, 9″ x 12″

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An exquisite hand made large leather journal for you to record your encounters with magic, spells and the mysteries the world has to offer.

Journal size is 12.2 x 9 inches (31 x 23 cm) and thickness is near 2.5 inches (6 cm). The book block has around 350 leaves (700 pages if count both side of paper) of 80 gsm clean white paper.

The book cover is bound in hand toned greenish leather with a lot of carved, embossed and gilded elements. Leather stripes on closure system are made with genuine lizard leather. Pentagram and frame are made from hand carved, embossed and gilded thick leather – hardener with special bookbinders mixtures.

Pentagram, in Egyptian hieroglyphics, associated with the Goddess Sopdet, was represented in the night sky by the brightest star – Sirius. Deep embossed symbols around pentagram represent five elements – The Spirit, Air, Water, Earth and Fire.
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Tales of mystery and madness…

Tales of mystery and madness, unique made to become one special one diary for real collector.

Journal size is 8.5 x 6.3 inches and thickness little more then 2.5 inches. In center of front cover, below scratched and toned glass (to look much older) is picture of Edgar Allan Poe. Around picture is text: “Tales of mystery and madness”. Rear book cover have brass details in same order like front cover but without center detail. Book spine is made from rustic leather with raised bands and brass details. Book block is made with 80 gsm (2.36 oz/yd2) clean white paper and have minimum 400 leaves (800 pages). Book block have sewed pages, book edges are carved and gilded with special antique gold for restoration.

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Absinthe Green – 8.5 x 6.3 inches

01 gogh 01 01 gogh 03 01 gogh 12May I present a special Journal for any art history admirer:

A hand made absinthe tinted creation which pays homage to a creative genius.

1889 – Van Gogh wrote to his brother-“Once again I am close to madness”… At this time in his life he entered the Saint Paul Monastery\Asylum- the brooding intense melancholy and atmosphere he felt was reflected in this self portrait.

The binding in chains and leather are a reflection on the conditions and restraints which induced the most intense creations thereafter ~ Journal size is 8.5 x 6.3 inches and thickness little more then 2.5 inches. Oak wooden plates are carefully aged, toned with several different mixtures with dominant absinthe shades.

Front cover has gradient levels with many layered applications & polished brass elements. In the centre of front cover, we see Vincent Van Gogh’s self portrait trapped beneath toned glass. The book’s spine is made with hand colored and embossed vegetable tanned leather with patented brass details. Book block is made with 80 gsm clean white paper and has a minimum 400 leaves (800 pages). Book block have sewed pages, carved book edges and soft gilded with special antique gold colour.

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FRANKENSTEIN, 15 x 10 inches

A jewel of a binder cover…
 
Hand made special commission piece based on the classic Universal picture of Frankenstein 1931. Ring binder cover, made for contract signed between Boris Karloff and Universal Pictures…
 
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We gave a new dimension to this ring binder – a kind of realistic skin feel and touch. Leather has real soft touch like human skin. The cover of the binder also has a very rustic effect encompassing the decaying monster from the film. The skin parted exposing it’s wound – quite perfect.
 
Size of cover is 15 x 10 inches; oak wooden base of cover; specially prepared picture bellow aged glass; hand toned leather; realistic wounds; carved cover edges; a lot of specially aged brass elements; etc. … one of our longest produced project with specially attention on every single detail.
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