Karakusa Journal

karakusa is an arabesque design of vines or branches and was a popular motif for creating lacquerware. This style, using gold powder sprinkled onto lacquer, developed during the Heian period and thrived in the Edo period, the era from which this design likely originates.

The Karakusa Journal is Smyth Sewn for durability and features 176 lined pages, a memento pouch, a ribbon marker, and an elastic band closure.

176 pages of 85 gsm lined ivory paper
3.74 x 0.71 x 5.51 inches