Tomoe River Leather Carnet: Dark Papyrus

18.00

  • Size: A6 (4.1*5.8″)
  • Page: 160pages
  • Material: Reclaimed leather, Egyptian Papyrus Paper, Himalyan Lokta paper and Tomoe River Paper
  • Binding: Saddle
  • Suitable for: Fine Writing, particularly suited for the crisp lines of fountain pens

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Description

An ultra slim 160pages pocketbook harbouring fine Tomoe River paper, famed for its impeccable fine writing qualities (no ghosting or feathering), its thinness and affinity with crisp fountain pen lines.  The reclaimed leather adds texture to the spine, the sturdy cover is soft and boast a natural pattern. Finally, the inside paper is Himalayan Lokta for sturdiness and elegance.

Good Karma:

  • Handmade in Leitrim, Ireland
  • Using historical and traditional techniques
  • Supports South American Indian and fair trade economy
  • Supports a family business

About:

  • Tomoe River (Tomoegawa) paper can be difficult to source due to is popularity. It is a deceptively fragile, thin and high-quality paper resistant to bleeding and feathering. It is particularly partial to fountain pen writing, leaving immaculate lines.
  • Papyrus was made from the pith of the papyrus plant, a wetland plant once abundant but now quite rare. Apart from a writing material, ancient Egyptians employed papyrus to make reed boats, mats, rope, sandals, baskets, and other day-to-day items. The first Christian books would have been made from papyrus sheets bound with Coptic stitching, allowing for a rapid a wide diffusion.

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