Strapping Fellow produces and sells custom watch straps made of Horween Brand leather.

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Strapping Fellow produces and sells custom watch straps made of Horween Brand leather.

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Thanks to customers, Strapping Fellow has made a $50 loan to Emily from Kenya, a $50 loan to Miguel from Guatemala, a $50 loan to Sairagul from Kyrgyzstan, and a $50 loan to Shameem from Pakistan

February 15, 2015

You can read more about them on their Kiva profiles below Emily Miguel Sairagul Shameem Strapping fellow has now loaned $1,850 through Kiva! Continue Reading →

Black Shell Cordovan is now available

January 19, 2015

Black Shell Cordovan watch straps are now available in limited supply. There is enough black shell cordovan for approximately 12 watch straps. Shell cordovan is far denser and glossier than essex or chromexcel because it is a very different kind of leather. More than just a color, it is a very specific leather, from a particular part of a horsehide.  The irregular oval shaped shells are tanned, stuffed, shaved, and then polished – a process taking at least six months.  Each shell is slowly steeped in gentle vegetable liquors. The shells are genuine hot stuffed then slicked onto glass frames to dry.  Each shell is hand curried and shaved by highly skilled artisans to expose the shell. Dyes are hand rubbed... Continue Reading →