Black Kolka Batik Journal from Bangladesh

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The use of hand drawn kolka designs in Bengali weddings is steeped in tradition. This lovely kolka pattern is made using the batik process with a vegetable dye on fabric. Featuring a string wrap closure, it has assorted shades of cream recycled paper inside. This handy journal can be easily tucked in a purse or set on a night stand. 

Located in Dharagram, surrounded by emerald green rice fields and palm trees, Bonoful Handmade Paper has been making paper since 1995. They use many types of natural and local materials to produce handmade paper. Hemp, wheat-straw, pineapple leaves, coconut fibres, recycled paper and cotton waste from the garment industry are some of the materials which are used to make unique and creative handmade paper and paper products. The women produce a wide range of photo albums, greeting cards, gift bags, journals, lampshades, and boxes. Bonoful employs 50 regular producers and 22 seasonal producers. 

  • Made by hand in Bangladesh
  • Vegetable dyed fabric covered paper journal
  • One journal
  • Measures 4-1/4" wide x 7-1/4" tall
  • Includes 54 sheets (108 pages)
  • String wrap closure
  • Design on both front and back
  • Unlined assorted cream colored paper inside
  • Each journal is wrapped individually
  • *WFTO Member*

Made by hand is uniquely beautiful. Our products are made by humans, not mass produced on automated machines. Minor imperfections and variations are to be expected as a characteristic of the artistry. Please appreciate these individualities for what they are, a maker pouring their heart and soul into a unique and beautiful piece of work for you.

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