How your purchase makes a difference



We stand for fairer trade. Selling through Discovered creates more income for artisans.


We care about our artisan’s welfare & working conditions. Discovered only partners with organizations that ensure a living wage.


We value tradition. Discovered encourages artisans to use tranditional crafts & techniques in their products.


We feel strongly about preserving the world we live in. Discovered stimulates the use of local, natural, and sustainable materials in products & packaging.

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Discover handmade notebooks from around the world

Everyone has a particular story that needs to be written down. And why use a plain old boring notebook for this.

No, what you need is something more unique and handmade to write all those brilliant ideas and beautiful memories down for posterity.

Our authentic notebooks and journals are made by artisans from around the world and are beautiful handmade accessories. They all add a special touch to the recording of your personal story.

Unique notebooks and journals for your personal stories

Maybe you want to write down what is happening in your college dorm room, the cute things that your kids are saying, or your memories of days gone by. Maybe you have so many ideas bubbling up in your head that you just need a place to put them, so you can start making them happen.

Whatever the case, our handmade notebooks are designed with the user in mind. We are sure that you'll find a notebook that matches your personality or the one of your friend. These handmade notebooks will provide you with years of enjoyment: first with writing or drawing, later with reading the stories you wrote.

Make sure to keep them in a special place when you are done filling them with your most precious thoughts and ideas, so you can always find them back and start reading. With the unique notebooks of Discovered, you can keep your memories of these special times.

Authentic notebooks for authentic people

At discovered, you'll find a variety of journals and diaries in which you can explore your creativity to your heart's content. Whether as a personal gift for yourself or a present for a friend the beautiful authentic designs will certainly inspire the words written within.

Each artisan journal is different. Hand created by an artisan, each journal represents his or her culture and tells you a little about their own personal story and inspiration.

Let yourself be inspired by a scrap of an old sari, embroidered silk, snippets of Sanskrit texts, colorful local birds, they all motivate you to open your eyes to the world.

Draw on that newfound inspiration and write everything down in our handmade notebooks.

Browse by country to find the kind of inspiration you need.

Help the artisans by buying their handcrafted notebooks

Our notebooks and journals are handmade with great pride. Many are made in places where modern technology does not even exist.

When you buy our unique notebooks, you are not only buying a quality product, but you are also helping to promote a better life for the artisans who made them.

We firmly believe that global artisans should get a fair price for their handmade goods so that they have enough means to take care of their families. That's why we work with the artisans directly so that they can get their products to you without an intermediary involved.

Check out our selection of unique notebooks that are handmade with great pride.