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A medium-sized album with cream mats, brown outlines and Japanese book cloth cover. Page edges are not gilded.

Your album will be an individually handcrafted heirloom designed to enhance and preserve your photographs. Albums are a beautiful way to show and preserve photographs from very special events. I offer exquisite modern and traditional albums from the Leather Craftsmen company. They have been handcrafting albums in New York for over 70 years and have earned a reputation as the premier album maker in the USA.

Guide to Ordering an Album

My Guide to Ordering an Album (link) will guide you through each decision, from choosing photos to various album details. It refers back to the examples on this page. Also, please get in touch to request my current Album Order Form. For information on each album style, please scroll further down this page or click on this link (Album Styles).

Cover Materials

Click to see all of the fine leather and fabric cover materials (link).

Mat and Outline Colors

Click to see the available mat and outline colors (for matted albums only).

Gilding Colors

Gilding on the page edges is optional (and no added cost). On 800 and 700 matted albums, the page corners are rounded if gilded, square if ungilded. On 8500 and 3500 albums, the page corners are always square, whether gilded or ungilded.

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Album Styles

Cover Materials

Cover Details & Options

*These upgrades have an extra cost

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Album Styles

The Signature Edition: Leather Craftsmen 8500

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The 8500 Signature Edition combines the elegance and quality of a matted album with the modern style of hingeless pages. This album is square and has a square spine and square corners.

  • Prints Expertly Mounted By Hand Into Your Choice of Mat/Liner Combination
  • Genuine Leather, Premium Fabric & Japanese Book Cloth Covers
  • Matte Colors: Black, White, Cream
  • Standard Liner Colors: Black, White, Red, Copper
  • Page Gilding Colors: Black, Silver, Red, Copper, Gold or No Gild
  • Page Capacity: 25 Page Recommended Maximum (50 Sides)
  • Personalized Stamping Available
  • Panoramas, Three Quarter Panoramas, and Half Panoramas Available
  • Split Tone, Cover Stripe, and Photo Plate Covers Available (added cost)

Traditional Matted Album: Leather Craftsmen 800

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The 800 Series is a square traditional matted album, with matted pages and linen hinges. The exterior features rounded corners and a rounded spine with hubs.

  • Genuine Leather, Premium Fabric & Japanese Book Cloth Covers
  • Prints Expertly Mounted By Hand Into Your Choice of Mat/Outline Combination
  • Mat Colors: Black, Charcoal, Brown, White, Cream
  • Outline Colors: Black, Charcoal, Brown, White, Cream, Ebony, Gold, Silver
  • Page Gilding Colors: Black, Silver, Red, Copper, Gold or No Gild
  • Capacity: 35 Page Maximum (70 Sides)
  • Personalized Stamping Available
  • Panoramas, Three Quarter Panoramas, and Half Panoramas Available
  • Split Tone, Cover Stripe, and Photo Plate Covers Available (added cost)

The Coffee Table Album: Leather Craftsmen 3500

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The 3500 Series is a modern style with square corners and a square spine without hubs. Photos are printed to the edge of the page and mounted without matting. It features hingeless pages.

  • Genuine Leather, Premium Fabric & Japanese Book Cloth Covers
  • Layout Designed in Graphics Software
  • Images Mounted Flush to the Page (without mats or outlines)
  • Split Page Spreads (without hinges)
  • Full Panorama Available
  • Page Gilding Colors: Black, Silver, Red, Copper, Gold or No Gild
  • Capacity: 25 Page Maximum (50 Sides)
  • Personalized Stamping Available
  • Split Tone, Cover Stripe, and Photo Plate Covers Available (added cost)