This leather book is a beautiful golden color, with deep wrinkles to give an older feel. There are 250 sheets of ivory parchment paper although 500 pages if you count the front and back of the page. The inside front and back covers are lined with black velvet paper. There are three ribbons for bookmarks. With this book the colors are forest green, sage green and creamy white. Giving this journal an earthy feel. The measurements are 9 inches by 6 inches and 2 1/2 inches thick. This has a wonderful weight to it and is made with wood so it will not bend. It can be used as a journal, Book of Shadows, scrapbook or an art book. The pages will not rip out since they are hand sewn together.