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.
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.