Posts Tagged "Writing"


The newest Vegetable-dyed journal is our larger 6×9 inch Nepali Namaste Journal. This journal is perfect for meditative thoughts. Take a moment to relax and acknowledge the divine within others and within yourself. The Namaste 6×9 Journal gets its naturally covered covers from vegetable-dyes such as pomegranate husks & indigo (Sage), black walnut husks (Walnut), and Cutch wood resin (Terra Cotta). Handmade Paper for...

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Celebrating the birthday of the creator of the ballpoint pen, we thought it appropriate to give a shoutout to its creator László József Bíró (Born September 29, 1899). It seems like the ballpoint pen has been around forever, but it’s actually much newer than you might think. Nepali Companion Notebook pictured with a Sheaffer Ballpoint Pen When the Ballpoint Pen was Invented László József Bíró was born in Budapest, Hungary, in...

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Since things get crazy as summer winds down, and especially with kids getting ready to go back to school, we’ve listed some very fun journaling ideas from some fantastic people around the web to help remember the summer days and plan ahead for the fall. 1. Keep a Memory Journal for the Kids With school right around the corner, it’s a great time to create a journal to jot down the kids’ accomplishments (or...

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“Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” -Theodore Roethke Introducing Nepali Pathfinder Leather Journal The Nepali Pathfinder Leather Journal is handmade in Nepal and contains Lokta Paper. The paper is made from strips of the Lokta bush which are cooked in vats in the high Himalayan villages of Nepal. Once the desired consistency is obtained, the fibrous mash is placed by hand onto boxed...

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Rollerball, Ballpoint, and Fountain pen–they all have their roots in dip pens. Today, most dip pens have metal nibs. However, there’s one type of dip pen that is very unique because it’s made of glass. Glass Dip Pen – Dip it. Dip it Good. A quality glass dip pen exudes a unique elegance envied by all other pens. Believe us, we know. Our other pens tried to talk us out of using it, but use it we did, and do. If...

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  Breathe. Breathe deep. Feel better? Himalayan salt lamps (there’s one in our picture above) are said to produce negative ions that help clean the air and reduce stress. Do they produce enough of that to clean the air of a large room? I don’t know, but I do know that just the light, the calming orange hue, lights the room with an aura unlike any other lamp we have, and it is relaxing. Now it’s time to take on the...

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The Nepali Traveler Rustic Leather Journal is one of our most popular journals. The buckle closure and water buffalo leather makes it a favorite. The journal features Lokta Paper which is made by hand in the high himalayan mountains of Nepal. Textured from the fibrous inner bark made to use the paper, Lokta paper can still sport traces of the boxed screens used to make the paper. The inner strippings of the bark are cooked into a mash...

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Find something special to write on, then fill it with something special. Lokta paper might just be the most special paper on the planet (we may be a little biased however). It isn’t special because it’s perfect or without blemish. It’s not perfect. Each page is rough, unique, and made by hand. That’s what make Lokta Paper Journals special. It’s like life, rough edges and all. Our Lokta paper is made in...

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