This elegant and adorable pen pouch by Life is made with a smooth and supple leather. Life calls this their Gamaguchi Pen Case, named after a traditional purse style dating back to the Meiji period in Japan that continues to popular today. Gamaguchi purses feature a wide opening at the top sealed by a metal clasp. When open, the purse opening looks like a frog's mouth, which is the literal translation for Gamaguchi. This pen case is oriented vertically, with a metal clasp sewn along the width of the case instead of the length. Slide your favorite pens and pencil in and push to snap the clasp shut. This is a beautiful and elegant pen pouch for those who appreciate a unique, simple and high quality design. Bring it with you on your next journaling trip, use it alongside your Traveler's Notebook and allow the leather to be molded and shaped around your favorite pens.