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May 4, 2019 | Posted By Martha D'Angona from Brevard, NC United States
Beautiful and just what I wanted as a gift for a dear one.
A NEAT JOURNAL THAT IS AFFORDABLE
Apr 7, 2019 | Posted By Walter Hays from Reston, VA United States
I like this journal for three reasons: 1) functional,2) practical, and 3) attractively designed.
Raven Leather Journal
Mar 2, 2019 | Posted By TMHall from CA, CA United States
Beautiful journal. I love it! Item shipped timely, well packed.
Oct 23, 2018 | Posted By Kate Kane Laborde from Denham Springs, LA United States
It's a gift for a friend. I know she'll love it!
Dec 16, 2017 | Posted By Margaret Miller from Portland, OR United States
This is a lovely and intricately carved-look cover and the latch is exquisite!!
Just what I wanted
Nov 4, 2016 | Posted By AZ Cat lover from Phoenix, AZ United States
Journal is just what I was looking for for a friend.
Jun 26, 2016 | Posted By Sandi from Clearwater , FL United States
It is worth the price! Quality work beautiful journal!
Dec 10, 2015 | Posted By Lola Mosley from daly city, CA United States
Love it. Very happy. Thanks
Nov 13, 2015 | Posted By Marlene from CA United States
Very happy it is actually as pictured.
Raven Leather Journal
Feb 5, 2015 | Posted By Jane Pittenger from Nipomo, CA United States
Journal is brown rather than the red as shown in the catalog and it is harder to see the raven design.
Feb 1, 2015 | Posted By James Rhea from Tallahassee, FL United States
I bought this as a gift, but I may keep it for myself!
The picture looks good,but...
Dec 22, 2014 | Posted By Allan Mainous from Arroyo Grande, CA United States
I bought too of them for Christmas. Found out they were back order but thought I could push it. When they finally arrived; the cover material is poor quality,and one book had a crease on the cover. Look for something better!
Dec 19, 2014 | Posted By rebecca from seattle, WA United States
Love the journal and appreciate that you called and let me know I could pick up since we are both in Seattle. Thanks for that!
Beautifully tooled cover
Dec 18, 2014 | Posted By Caroline from Evansville, IN United States
I bought this lovely little tome for my sister in law. She loved it and said that she will put her musings in it! The leather cover is very nice with great latch.
A magical journal
Nov 10, 2014 | Posted By GravityDefyingBird from Lancaster, PA United States
This is a beautiful artifact and no catalog or website can do justice to the aroma of the leather and paper. The latch seems set in upside down, which means that unless you push the latch all the way in until it clicks lightly, it may fall open because of gravity. But that's really a nitpick. The paper is clearly handmade and slightly bumpy, so if you write with fountain pens, you want a flexible nib that doesn't catch easily. The paper seems like it would take graphite well, if you like to sketch your thoughts in between words. Note that the front design does not repeat on the back -- there you get clearly hand-tooled vines and tiny butterflies that somehow have a very regal look. Speaking of hand-tooling, that's why I took a point off: there was clearly a slight hand-tooling mistake involving placing the raven's body. It's hard to see unless you look closely, but the raven's throat and back lines seem doubled. That's part of the personal touch, I guess -- although I would have preferred a cleaner impression for what I paid, it's a low-level blooper. Not like the raven has two heads. Still, quality control could have caught that earlier... ah well. It's still a physically beautiful journal, a great object to hold in your hands and a potential great pleasure for you or a friend. Unlined, handmade paper is sewn into the spine in signatures, not glued. It's magic holding it... as I said, that aroma is something you can't capture in text, but book lovers know it!