° RIGID NOTEBOOKS: Elegant and majestic cowhide notebook, handcrafted and aged with a patina that gives it a truly antique look .
The external subject is pressed into focus:
° " Giglio di Firenze " (Florence symbol) in smooth "flower" cut leather for the tobacco-brown notebooks and in suede for the gray notebooks.
° " Ballo della Farandola " in smooth leather for the cream-honey notebook.
° " Title page of the Florentine recipe book " by Castore Durante, with laces and button closure, in gray suede version.
In both notebooks the rigid rib carries a small pressed lily. Inside about 100 pages always made by hand and aged on the wire, paper sufficiently absorbent for liquid inks.
The cover inside is decorated with a snail motif on the four corners and a leather medallion engraved with the Florentine Florin.
° SOFT NOTEBOOKS: Writing or drawing notebooks in soft cover made of aged suede leather and decorated by fire press.
The external subject is made with different motifs: °the "Giglio di Firenze" (florentine lily, the symbol of Florence) in the version with a royal crown, coined during the period of Florence Capital; °the " Ballo della Farandola " (Dance of Angels) by Donatello.
Inside 90 pages hand-collated and aged on the outer edge. The paper suitable for writing with a fountain pen, ballpoint pen, roller and graphite. On the cover back there is a decoration with a Florin in leather.
Closure is made with leather strap typical of the Middle Ages, excellent solution to prevent it from opening inside the saddlebags in the Middle Ages and inside a backpack today. The lace is tied to a " wing " (one longer side of the leather notebook) to protect the pages, to allow the deposit of notes and sheets without being lost, and to always have a pen or pencil with you.
° CASES FOR NOTEBOOKS AND BOOKS: cases in hand-cut and stitched suede with leather lace, with a A5-size white notebook. The interior pockets make it easy to replace the notebook, and suede leather suppleness also enables a broad use as a card holder or briefcase .
The images are fire-pressed with "Ballo della Farandola" and "Giglio fiorentino", both available in colours: rust (light brown), gray and black.
° CASES FOR TOOLS: Cartridge cases with a pocket on the bottom for small tools for drawing, writing or painting. The closure is made with hand-woven waxed cord and the leather button is always in different shapes. The cases can be wrapped on themselves and closed with the lace, to easily carry everything in a bag or backpack.
The external pressing is Michelangelo's Baccus, and the available colours are: rust, brown and gray.
The colours may slightly vary from supply to supply: each batch of leather is characterized by always different shades and nuances, and the sizes shown in the sheets may vary slightly due to the own handmade production.
Variable colors and sizes make each piece even more unique and irreproducible, a tangible certificate of true craftsmanship made as it once was.
The tradition of Florence