Earthworks Journals

A5 Medium Distressed Dark Brown Leather Journal, Vegvisir Icelandic Stave Sigil Design - Hand Bound

Regular price £62.50
  • Free Standard UK Shipping
  • A5 Size
  • Distressed Dark Brown Vegetable Tanned Leather
  • Hand Tooled Design
  • Hand Bound Pages
  • Recycled Unlined Paper
  • Free Personalisation (See below)

D e s c r i p t i o n
This is the Earthworks Journals A5 distressed dark brown leather journal with the Vegvisir sigil hand tooled onto the cover. This leather comes to us in pristine condition and we put it through various dying and staining techniques to give it a distressed look. This leather comes to us in pristine condition and we put it through various dying and staining techniques to give it a distressed look, this journal already has the feel of a well-travelled notebook. The covers are held closed by two cords finished with leather bead

With its versatile size it's a great journal to either keep at home or carry around in your bag. It makes a great personal diary, travel journal, bushcraft notebook, ship's log or Book of Shadows.

D e s i g n
The Vegvísir is an Icelandic magical stave, one of several sigils which appeared in a 17th Century grimoire called Galdrabók (or, Book of Magic). The word 'vegvísir' translates to English as 'wayfinder' and the sigil was intended for use as protection for those travelling through rough weather. A perfect symbol for a travel journal (or, metaphorically, for life's journey in general!!)

S i z e  &  B i n d i n g   S t y l e
Height 23cm x Width 15.5cm x Depth 3.5cm (9 x 6 x 1.5 inches)
It holds approximately 250 pages (500 sides) of A5 sized, unlined paper.
We bind the pages by hand using a strong waxed cord. No glue is used, so the spine of the book cannot be broken, our binding is strong and permanent.

P a p e r
Our paper is 100% recycled and is a natural, off-white, oatmeal colour. It has a matt appearance and a slight texture. It takes most fountain pens without 'bleeding' and has a weight of 80gsm.
It is acid-free archival quality, which is great if you're planning on leaving your words for future generations!

P e r s o n a l i s a t i o n
We can personalise this journal for you by printing a name, initials, date, inscription, or any other text that you can think of on the first paper page inside, this is free of charge. Just add a note at the end of checkout or email us to let us know what text you would like. You can see examples of printed inscriptions in the additional images on this item or by visiting the Personalisation Page in the top menu.

S h i p p i n g   T i m e s
This journal is not a stock item, when you buy it we will be making it especially for you. Please see the footer at the bottom of the page for our current shipping dates.

 


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