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Custom Bookmarks

  • Alternate Text One or three bookmarks
  • Alternate Text Hand stitched real or faux leather
  • Alternate Text Colour options for the back
  • Alternate Text Measures: 5 x 18cm
  • Alternate Text Your designs printed on the front
  • Alternate Text Sustainably printed
  • Alternate Text Quick worldwide delivery
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Product Description

custom bookmarks
Keep the place in your favourite page-turner with stunning custom bookmarks designed entirely by you. Your new custom bookmarks are handcrafted and come in a pack of three or individually. You have the unique ability to print your own bookmarks separately. The front is handmade from printed 100% real leather or a stunning vegan faux leather, while the back is made from a strip of leather in the colour of your choice. Measuring 5 x 18cm, print-on-demand bookmarks are the perfect size for most books, magazines and anything else that requires a bookmark.

Care Instructions

Your custom bookmarks are made from 100% real digitally printed leather or a stunning printed faux leather. To ensure it always looks it best, we recommend keeping your bookmark printing out of direct sunlight for overly long periods of time. You can wipe your bookmark printing with a cloth if they get a little dusty or dirty. It is important to note that the leather is a natural material, and as such, some small pockmarks or grains might be visible. This is normal and unavoidable, as they are natural features of the leather. Over time, as with any leather, small creases may arise on the surface. This adds to the leather's natural charm.

How it works

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Upload your design

We automatically apply your design to the product you selected

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Make it perfect

Use our smart tools to get it exactly right and select the finishing options

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Preview & checkout

Confirm your designs with our 3D previews and checkout with confidence

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1-2 Days Production

Sit back and relax. Your product is on its way!

How our pricing works

Our pricing is based on the quantity and dimensions of the products you order. The more you order, the better price you’ll get. We also offer lower pricing for larger dimensions, students, and wholesalers.

We offer discounts

We offer discounts on all our products, including bulk, quantity and student discounts. Enjoy great deals whether you're a small business, designer, or student.

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Custom Bookmarks

  • Alternate Text One or three bookmarks
  • Alternate Text Hand stitched real or faux leather
  • Alternate Text Colour options for the back
  • Alternate Text Measures: 5 x 18cm
  • Alternate Text Your designs printed on the front
  • Alternate Text Sustainably printed
  • Alternate Text Quick worldwide delivery
Alternate Text Ships in 4 days . New Zealand delivery from $15.95 Delivery options

Explore our


Wholesale and student discount from no minimum to bulk orders

View discounts

Check our gift cards,the perfect gift for you loved ones.

Order a gift card


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About Your Custom Bookmarks

Handmade with exquisite attention to detail, these custom bookmarks are a true work of art. Sometimes it is the simple things that can make a big impression, and when you print your own bookmarks, you have the ability to make that impression yourself. Formed with 2 pieces of beautiful Nappa leather or leatherette and made by skilled artisans, this pack of 3 bookmarks, alternatively available as singles, will make a wonderful gift for yourself or any book lover. Create a unique design for all of your custom bookmarks. Each one can be designed individually, so you have complete creative control. Your designs are printed onto one side of the bookmark, while the back can be printed with a colour of your choice. Choose from black, ivory, red, blue or pink. Your artwork is printed with incredible attention to detail and colour reproduction, so you can enjoy uploading designs with as much detail as you wish.

At a glance

  • Single or pack of three
  • Hand stitched
  • Real or faux leather
  • Full colour print
  • Optional colour back

Size information

  • 5 x 18cm
  • Weighs less than 20 g

How Your Custom Bookmarks Are Printed And Made

Your custom bookmarks are created by a team of skilled craftsmen and print technicians. It starts with you uploading your designs onto our online interface. All custom bookmarks are made to order in our studio. Once your designs have been uploaded into the system, the technicians get straight to work. The printed leather/leatherette is made first. Your designs are digitally printed onto the leather, which is then passed onto the cutting team. The bookmarks are carefully cut from the printed leather using a large cutting press. This piece is then bonded and hand-stitched with a piece of coloured leather, which you would have chosen during the design process. The stitching around the edges of the bookmark adds a beautifully authentic touch. The process of creating custom leather bookmarks is a traditional craft, which we are proud to continue.

The Nappa leather is sourced via Italian tanneries for printing and finishing in our own in-house atelier studio. This work is by hand and to order. As a full-grain, bovine-calf leather, it is graded to the highest level for print and manufacturing quality.

Design Tips

When you print your own bookmarks, it is important to consider the size and orientation of the product. They measure 5 x 18cm, making them relatively long and slim. The portrait orientation and size lends itself to bold patterns and typography. Use the design interface to ensure your artwork is positioned perfectly, without any important details lost to the edges. Landscape images can work nicely, when positioned correctly. If you are in any doubt about how your design will look, do not hesitate to get in touch for assistance.

How does this product enhance my...


The perfect treat for any bookworm, these custom printed bookmarks come as a single or in a pack of 3. If you are a lover of traditional paperbacks and hardbacks, and avoid tablets at all costs, then these bookmarks will be a welcome addition to your library. Create a design featuring your favourite literary heroes, quotes that inspire you, or maybe a piece of your own original art. They will hold your page and look stunning at the same time. Keep them on display so that others can enjoy your designs.


Whether you run a bookshop or you are an author, if you have a book launch in the pipeline, then custom bookmarks will make a smart and savvy business investment. To promote the launch of a new novel, create some buzz by designing bespoke leather bookmarks featuring the book's title and artwork. It could even include a quote from the book or a message from the author. Offer the bookmarks as a gift to customers who are purchasing the book. They will love receiving such an innovative and stylish freebie.

Design Brand

Designers and artists are starting to understand the importance of printing their work onto everyday items, that people can enjoy in their day to day lives. If you are a designer who is stuck in a rut, then consider printing your work onto these beautiful leather or leatherette bookmarks. Made to order and printed with your designs, they are a stylish and inexpensive way for customers and clients to enjoy your work. Push the boundaries and expand your brand!

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Print Guideline

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    What's the best resolution to print in?

    We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi, this means that no resizing of your file occurs stopping any interpolation.

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    Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?

    For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.

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    Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?

    We advise providing images in the RGB colour space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best colour results.What does this mean? In your editing software choose RGB as the working space, and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)


    What does GSM mean?

    Grams per Square Meter (GSM) is an international standard for measuring the weight of paper or fabric. GSM uses the weight of a square meter (1000 x 1000mm) as an indication of the weight and thickness of a given fabric. We class 20-100gsm as light (summer fabrics, gauzes and fine silks), 101-249 gsm as medium (most clothing fabrics) and 250+ gsm as heavy (upholstery fabrics, and other specialist fabrics).

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    What are bleed areas?

    When designing your product, it’s best to make sure that your image is slightly larger than needed. In printing, the extra printed image is referred to as a “Bleed Area” or margin, and it is removed from the finished piece. A bleed area acts as a buffer for slight inconsistencies in the manufacturing process. however, it’s important to fill your bleed areas completely, or you may end up with white, unprinted strips along the edge of your finished product.

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    Do you print on garments a customer supplies?

    Unfortunately not. All our garments are printed on flat fabric and sewn into finished products, which gives a better-finished result and all-over print. We test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, so if you have access to a heat press you can press your fabrics or flat garments easily.

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    Can you Align a Pattern or design across panels of a garment?

    We always strive for the greatest accuracy when printing and constructing your garments. However, due to unavoidable stretch or movement of the fabric during the stitching process, we cannot guarantee perfect pattern registration across garment seams. We are generally accurate within 2-3mm, which is close enough for most patterns but may show slight issues with detailed geometric patterns.

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    Can I print my own Labels?

    Most of our garments now come with printable label space for you to add your own company information and branding! If you would like to sew in your own labels, we also offer Printed Fabric Labels here.

  • Eco friendly Printing

    How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?

    With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfilment.

Please note: As everything we provide is handmade to order, all measurements may vary slightly.
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Are the bookmarks handmade?

Custom bookmarks are a speciality of ours. Your new leather bookmarks are handmade by talented seamstresses and craftsmen from real genuine leather or a vegan-friendly faux leather.

Where can I print my designs on the custom bookmarks?

You can design the whole front of the custom printed bookmarks. Your art is printed directly onto the leather or leatherette, creating a stunning finish. The back of your bookmark can be made from the colour of your choice; black, ivory, red, blue, or pink.

Can I receive my bookmarks quickly?

At Contrado we pride ourselves on producing quality custom products, carefully and quickly. Your custom leather bookmarks are usually able to be made within 48 hours of being ordered. There is a next day delivery option too.

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