Handcrafted Secrets - Hollow Book Safes & Flasks

New York, United States · 1902 Sales


Handcrafted Secrets - Hollow Book Safes & Flasks

New York, United States 1902 Sales On Etsy since 2011

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Justin Ryan

Justin Ryan on Apr 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Great seller! High quality work (the book and inner flask were even shrink-wrapped). Great communication from the seller on the customization portion of this sale. Even shipping was spectacular with a cardboard sleeve to protect the book. I will certainly do business again with them if I need another hollow book and flask... I don't know how often that will be though.


Emily on Apr 5, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful! Love it! Very fast shipping, too!

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Behind the bookcase of HollowBookCo.

The sweet smell of an old book when you open its covers for the very first time. These pages are bound to withstand the tests of time. Instilled in every book, the mysterious quiet observer tells no one. Secrecy hides behind the walls of human discovery but on the other side, these book covers uncover a handcrafted secret meant for someone special.

Our hollow book safes preserves a round cotton soft touch of fresh cut paper. Designed with special care and premium features built-in like its magnetic closure that offers freedom and security, museum quality seals and amazing strength so the pages will never come apart. We hope the exquisite craftsmanship put into every books will find themselves a beautiful corner in your happy home.

We've built a chemical romance. Visit our library of distinguished flasks for people with unique and exquisite tastes.

Shop members
  • Richie Lau

    Owner, Designer

Shop policies

Last updated on April 12, 2016
Add a laser engraved quote or message
Select 'custom engraving' and add your message to 'notes to seller', and we'll take care of it from there. Make any design suggestions, ask for a script, serif, or san-serif block lettering if you'd like or just have us make your selection. We may send back a preview sample, so please keep your ears open for any convos about your order.

Did we run out of a book? Want a full cut book safe instead of one with a flask? Convo us to check on stock, we may be able to accommodate your needs. Let us know when you need your order, and we'll check on the status of getting it to you in time.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Tax is applied to orders shipped to NY.
HollowBookCo ships from New York City, USA.

Standard Shipping via USPS Priority Mail
• Items listed in our shop ships within 1-3 business days from time of payment (with the exception of custom orders)
• Tracking is available in the USA ONLY (and selected int'l areas).
• USPS First Class International Package Service take 7-21 business days
• USPS Priority Mail International Package Service take 6-10 business days
• Priority Mail1-3 business days within the USA.

* Orders in the European Union may be required to pay a VAT upon arrival.
Refunds and Exchanges
Notify us at: www.etsy.com/shop/hollowbookco within 14 days after receiving your order if you are unhappy with your item. Purchases beyond this time are not eligible for a refund. Custom and large orders (5+) are not eligible to receive a refund, so please make certain your order is correct.
Additional policies and FAQs
Our handcrafted designs are uniquely hidden inside our hollow books, repurposed from authentic books featuring a magnetic snap—one of our hidden trademarks of high-quality craftsmanship. We take special care to use professional/ museum-quality, acid-free adhesives to avoid yellowing and brittling from aging. We do our best to conserve and restore books, and maintain 'good', 'very good' to 'like new' conditions. Any notable imperfections will be noted within the listing. We also have both UV-coated flasks that shine brand new with color, and black-on-metal laser engrave-able flasks, so you can make your mark in history.