'Laurel' The Bespoke Handmade Luxury Leather Notebook / Diary Slim A6 pocket size
Your pocket-sized handmade leather notebook / leather diary for busy days on-the-go Description Laurel is the essence of personalised ease and style. The perfect gift for the budding writer or professional in your life - maybe that’s you. Never miss a meeting or big idea with this refillable leather diary / notebook cover (A6) that fits easily into a pocket or bag. Laurel features a contrasting adjustable strap with stud fastening to keep your work secure, and two internal card slots perfect for business meetings. Choose your preferred English hand bound paper insert: plain or lined notebook, or diary. Laurel arrives complete with one insert and additional inserts can be purchased directly from us. Made from respectfully-sourced Italian vegetable-tanned leather, Laurel is free from harsh chemicals. Over time the luxury leather will develop a buttery soft patina. Make it your own with bespoke personalisation. If you’re gifting Laurel, a personalised message can be embossed to the bottom right corner (as standard), but get in touch if you have other requests. Laurel has been thoughtfully designed and handmade by Hands of Tym, in Oxfordshire, England. Size and Details Slim A6 (Octavo Pocket) removable leather notebook or diary cover Paper size: 140mm x 99mm Thickness: 160 pages Cover size: 155mm x 100mm x 25mm 1x insert included Made to order and available in multiple colours with contrasting strap. Timeless design Front strap features the Hands of Tym logo. Made from respectfully-sourced Italian vegetable-tanned leather (biodegradable). Hand cut. Handmade. Hand finished. Other Sizes Available: Slim A4 click here (Folio Large) Slim A5 click here (Quarto Medium) REFILL PAD available to purchase Personalisation & Unique stamp What is personalisation? Personalisation is an embossed stamp of characters including letters, emojis etc. Please select from the options below if you would like to add to your product. What is a Unique Stamp? A unique stamp is a custom stamp made up of an image of your choice. It can be handprints, a drawing, handwriting etc. We can discuss this with you once you place your order. (This is +£45)
How this was made
Made from respectfully-sourced Italian vegetable-tanned leather, Laurel is free from harsh chemicals. Over time the luxury leather will develop a buttery soft patina. The paper inserts are hand-bound by experienced artisans in England from a quality British paper. Laurel has been thoughtfully designed and handmade by Hands of Tym, in Oxfordshire, England. Material and Care Materials Here at Hands of Tym, we are passionate about sourcing the highest quality sustainable materials. We use responsibly-sourced Italian vegetable-tanned leather. Find out more here. Using only the highest quality cuts, the leather will improve with use and age, developing a soft patina over time. Natural variations are a product feature of this material and contribute to the individual style of the product. The leather is free from harmful chemicals and biodegradable at the end of its life. Hand cut, handmade and hand finished in our workshop in Oxfordshire, England. Care Please note: There may be natural changes in the colour of the materials and they may stain easily. Please be careful with oils and inks. When not in use, store your product in the soft cloth bag (provided) in a cool and dry place. Repair When you buy from Hands of Tym, you’re getting so much more than your new purchase. You’re creating a connection with the maker - Georgie Tym. If your leather product becomes damaged (afterall, life happens), contact us to find out about repairing your item.
What's included in the price?
Laurel arrives complete with one insert and additional inserts can be purchased directly from us. Laurel arrives wrapped in tissue paper inside a black cotton dust bag, including a 'Made for you' card with care instructions and a unique code to identify your handmade leather notebook cover.
During training at Cordwainers, London College of Fashion in 2010 I learnt how to design, make and manufacture bags professionally. Following a varied career in Accessories design and development across many roles and international brands I set up Hands of Tym in 2016. The courses I offer are suitable for all, from experienced to total novice. Come along to learn something new, and design and make your own leather bag in a day.