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Jacinto & Lirio

Spes Medium Journal + Spes Mini Journal

Spes Medium Journal + Spes Mini Journal

Philippine Made Water Hyacinth Vegan Leather


Spes (or Hope) is a feeling of expectation or a desire for something to happen. It is about aspirations, goals, and dreams. They can be very simple, but incredibly meaningful and fulfilling. Jacinto & Lirio’s Spes Traveler’s Journal and Passport Holder is a handmade leather refillable journal is an executive journal that accompanies you in the pursuit of your life’s desires. Take notes during meetings, write down your thoughts, start a novel, try a new art medium – you can do anything. You only need to put a little faith in yourself. Spes is a handmade leather refillable journal cover made from water hyacinth vegan leather.


  • L15.24 x W10.16 cm/ L6.00 x W4.00 in 
  • Lovingly handmade from water hyacinth vegan leather
  • Antique metal accents
  • Wax cord side accent
  • Taffeta lining with one pocket
  • Elastic loop pen holder
  • Eco- friendly cream paper
  • Refillable 
  • Notebook has 70 leaves, 85 gsm unruled 
  • Sheets are watercolor and calligraphy ink-friendly



For logo and name personalization discounts for orders 2 pcs and above, go to this link:

1. Fill up the following before checkout: (located at the right side below the variations)

Name for Engraving (Price is for one name only. Example: Jacinto)

Choose Sample Font to Use (from the dropdown) - Photo reference of fonts can be found in the photos section of the product

For rush orders where you can't wait for the cut off (needed in less than 2-3 weeks), enter the date needed

2. Once an order is placed, the order cannot be canceled

3. Personalized orders lead time is 2-3 weeks depending on the lineup. The order may be delivered earlier depending on line-up.

4. For rush orders, choose Lalamove or same-day couriers as the mode of delivery. 

Package Contents

  • 1pc Spes Medium
  • 1pc Spes Mini

Care Instructions

Cover may be damaged or scratched by sharp objects and edges.  Please store in a soft pouch or cover surfaces with cloth or thick paper when placing it into a packed bag.

NOTE: The water hyacinth has natural black/brown marks as well as wrinkles. Sometimes you will see this, sometimes none. It’s randomly seen depending on the stalks of the water hyacinth.

Corporate Giveaways

We take care of your corporate giveaway needs from product to personalization to packaging, and last mile delivery.

No minimum order quantity for stocks on hand (normally items that are also sold in retail) with name and logo engraving or colored print.

If you order a style wherein we have stocks on hand in our head office, you may get it the same day (if no customization)!

You may call our office at +632-77446166 or +63998-9707659

Alternatively, you may email us at prior to calling

We also offer full-service artisan gifting specializing in gift design for weddings, corporate events, client appreciation, and life’s special occasions.

We can curate a mix of our handmade water hyacinth vegan leathergoods with non-water hyacinth items to combine into your preferred stylized gift set personalized with both name and logo.

Lastly, we also accept virtual gift cards for your digital corporate tokens.

Check out more sample workshere

For bulk corporate orders consisting of 100pcs and above email us at:

For wedding and event inquiries email us at:

For international bulk orders email us

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The notebook holds 70 leaves of blank crisp cream paper, ready to be filled with your creative bursts of ideas!


You can store your loose papers, receipts or other documents in the inner pockets.


No matter what size, your pen will be securely fastened. A penholder on the side makes you ever ready whenever you need to sign that all important travel paper or write down that number. 


Reuse this sleeve to reduce your carbon footprint. Whether you prefer blank, ruled, dotted or planners, you can easily replace the notebook inside to whatever your print preference is. Its refillable feature allows it to be a stylish journal and passport holder-in-one.


Paint on it using acrylic paint of watercolor after applying a primer, draw using permanent markers or have your name engraved for a more customized look.


Our brand uses sustainably harvested vegan leather that helps in lessening the water hyacinths that are infesting bodies of water in different local communities The cover is made of water hyacinth plant leather, which is a good conversation starter! No animal was harmed in the process of manufacturing our products.

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