Our commitment to our customers is to find and use the best quality materials. We are constantly learning so we can continue to hone our craft and create durable items that last.
We source our leather from environmentally responsible American tanneries that use hides that are a by-product of the beef industry, which means no animal is killed solely for its hide. We buy the highest grade leather to ensure we can create a beautiful product while cutting down on our waste.
The hardware used is made from solid low lead brass and comes in three different finishes - natural brass, nickel plated and black PVD. They all meet the requirements for California's Prop 65 and the European REACH standards. They also go through a CASS, or accelerated wear test to ensure product longevity.
For hand stitched items, we use a 100% braided polyester thread that's lightly waxed to help with UV resistance and durability.
For machine stitched items, we use a bonded nylon thread. This thread has a high tensile strength and a resistance to mildew, aging and abrasion.