This journal was made to resemble an aged book that has traveled through time. It is bound in brown leather with antiqued finish and beautiful texture. The leather varies in tones from dark brown to ocher, creating a beautiful gradient. The journal is 5×7 inches (13×18 cm) and can be filled with white OR antiqued parchment paper. According to your option of paper, the journal will have: 120 pages (240 sides) of white / blank hand thorn paper, 125 gsm. This is acid free writing paper that will work for writing and sketching in ink and dry media. OR: 160 pages (320 sides) of antiqued parchment paper, acid free, 90 gsm weight. This paper beautifully combines color and texture to give the perfect natural earthy background for your writing. It will hold any type of ink so it works great for calligraphy and writing in wet and dry media. Its many pages make it a great choice if you’re looking for a journal to serve you for a long time. It is sturdy in construction, made especially to be taken in trips, keep in your bag, use every day. It will travel with you wherever you go and hold your beautiful memories and adventures. This binding technique allows the journal to open flat when in use. It closes with a black leather tie that wraps around it twice. You can use it as your everyday diary or as a travel journal to put down every interesting thought. Happy writing! MONOGRAMMING: For this brown leather journal I am offering FREE MONOGRAMMING up to 3 initials, stamped in black on the cover. Please let me a message with the initials in the “message to seller box” during checkout. Placement of monogram is lower right corner, unless otherwise specified.