The Bodhi tree has religious significance in Buddhism and its leaf is often prominently displayed. Our paper comes from India and is hand-made with all its variations and imperfections. Over the bright red background are the outlines of Bodhi leaves printed in gold. We combine this with a bright red binding cloth and a torn trim strip in gold metallic paper. I strikingly beautiful design.
We make every book to order, by hand in our studio. We bind the books in a traditional binding and we sew our book blocks by hand, with needle and Irish linen thread so the book will stay flat when open.
We offer many different cover styles using beautiful printed and textured papers from around the world, and we can customize the a cover style to your liking. Just ask us.
The inside pages using an 80# (118 gsm) text paper in natural white with deckled edges, resembling hand-made paper. The paper has a textured surface and works well with pens, pencils and felt pens. Some of our customers even use it for watercolors.
Small: 6 1/2” tall by 4 1/2” wide
Medium: 8” tall by 6 1/2” wide
Large: 9 3/4” tall by 6 1/2” wide
Sketchbook: 8” by 8” square
Pages can be blank, printed with lines or a dot grid (lines and dots are spaced 1/4 apart and printed in a soft gray) (The Sketchbook is only available with blank pages)
All books have 92 pages (46 leaves,) or optionally 188 pages (94 leaves.) The 92 page book is 1/2” thick and the 188 page book is 7/8” thick.
We strive to make and have your book ready for shipment within three working days of your order.
The first page of the Sketchbook can be personalized. Personalization makes the book uniquely yours. To personalize your book, please choose the Personalization option in the product page.