Posts Tagged "Leather Journal"


The Nepali Garden of Dreams Journal We’re happy to announce a new journal, the Nepali Garden of Dreams Leather and Lokta Notebook. The journal is the perfect place to capture you dreams, aspirations, or musings. A New Notebook Design The notebook features a tradition hardcover notebook look, but with a minor twist. The water buffalo leather, vegetable-tanned, is placed over the spine of the notebook. The dark brown leather is...

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New Combination Leather & Lokta Cover Journal The Nepali collector journal features a brand new design unlike anything we’ve ever created. The Nepali Collector Notebook has a cover that is both leather and lokta. The spine is made from water buffalo leather, while the cover board is made from lokta paper. Both are colored using the time honored tradition using natural vegetable dyes. Vegetable-Dyed Covers The Nepali...

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Gifts Ideas for the Season Journals from Kathmandu Valley Co. are made with a special paper called Lokta Paper. The paper is tree-free and made from cuttings of the lokta bush which grow naturally in the high Himalayan mountains of Nepal. When cut, the lokta bush quickly regrows, making it a renewal source for the paper. Strips of the inner bark are cooked into a mash and then spread by hand across boxed screens. The pulp joins...

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This Father’s Day, Give Something Personal Our journals are Handmade in the Himalayas of Nepal, but what makes them even more unique is that the paper is handmade. Take a moment to pen a personal message in your gift of a truly unique leather bound journal. Handmade Paper Makes a Statement Our paper comes from a non-tree, renewable source: the Lokta bush. The fibrous inner bark is cooked into a pulp and then spread by hand on...

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It’s never too late to give a gift (unless it’s your anniversary that you’ve missed, then you’re in big trouble). For any other holiday, it’s never too late to find that last minute gift, and we’ve got some ideas for you. Something Unique: Nepali Traveler Journal (Nature’s Wool Edition) This new journal is one of the most unique we’ve ever made. The wool comes from Himalayan sheep, a mix...

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A Rustic Journal Unlike any Other Our Nepali Traveler Journal is crafted with handmade Wool Felt from Himalayan sheep. The Wool Felt is created layer by layer of rolled-by-hand natural wool. Soapy water is poured over each layer helping to combine and interlock the fibers, creating a handmade vintage felt with a classic journal design. The lightweight nature of wool-felt makes this journal a great for any traveler. But the handmade...

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Sometimes, let’s face it, you just need to go on an adventure. But in today’s Insta-culture, Instagram, instant-replay, and instant meals, there’s an allure that calls to tens of thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of people every day, the need to take the time and jot down an experience in a journal. Here’s the top three reasons to not only keep a journal, but to keep an Adventure Journal. #1. An Adventure...

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“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” —Jawaharlal Nehru Nepali Trekker Leather Journals, handmade in Nepal with non-tree Lokta paper by Kathmandu Valley Co. The paper is Handcrafted on the slopes of the Himalayan Mountains. The pulp from the lokta bush strips is spread by hand over boxed screens and set to...

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