Product Overview – Handmade Bridle Leather Belts

Product Overview – Handmade Bridle Leather Belts

With this month's January Sale taking place, I thought it would be nice to feature some product overview's during this month, starting with the bridle leather belts. Starting Out When I first set out on this journey of becoming a Saddler, one of the first items I ever learnt to make from leather was a belt. Technically the easiest items to make, once you have learnt the basics of cutting leather, preparing it and then stitching it together with a fancy buckle. British Raw Materials All belts that I make now are made from the best of British leather, usually, Sedgwick's which is finished in Walsall, just 40 minutes from where I am based. I use a variety of buckles but I prefer to use the top quality solid brass or nickel buckles that are produced by another British company, again located in Walsall, called Abbey England. The rich smell of real leather and the strong and durable feel of the buckles, coupled together give you a...
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