The Luxury of Fully Handmade and Hand Stitched Watch Straps

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If you would like to purchase any of the straps you see here or if you would like me to build a custom strap to your exact specification, please don't hesitate to e-mail me. I would be glad to hear from you and would be very happy to work with you to provide you just what you want, built to the highest quality.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Cane Toad for Junghans Max Bill

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 Hi strap lovers.  Here are some wonderful photos taken by my good customer Matthias of his Junghans Max Bill watch paired with his recently completed Saddle Tan with Black Tips Cane Toad. This strap features light padding at the lugs which gives the strap a bit of elevation without overwhelming this very thin watch and I think the highly texture Cane Toad offers some great contrast to the smooth and minimalist Max Bill.  Lined with our super soft and durable 'Bok' patterned black kangaroo gloving leather, this lining is very moisture tolerant and will be of great benefit as we're head into the warmer, more humid Summer months here in Bayern.  Hand saddle stitched with our Steel Grey French linen thread, which adds just the right amount of contrast and I think looks about perfect with Matthias's Max Bill.  Thanks to Matthias for taking these great photos, yours is definitely our 'Watch of the Week'.

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Joseph's Great looking IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph on SuperMatte Teju Lizard Strap with Double Row Stitching and Red Sharkskin Lining

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Hi strap lovers, I am really happy to share these amazing photos from my great customer Joseph of his IWC Portuguese Yacht Club Chronograph on his Newly arrived SuperMatte Teju Lizard strap. This strap features Padding at the lugs and our exclusive 'Thick Curved Lug System' (TCLS) which provides his strap with an integrated fit between the lugs. Also featured prominently are Double Row stitching in Cream White and Red French Linen thread to match the white and Red theme of the watch. Joseph's strap is lined with bold and durable Red Sharkskin, which looks amazing with his watch and I think bring the whole strap combination to the next level. Looking at these photos, I think you'll agree that this watch/strap combo is just astonishing.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Ian's stunning Breitling MontBrillant Navitimer on Vintage Cognac Alligator

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Hi strap lovers.  I'm very excited to share some wonderful photos from my good customer Ian of his tasty Breitling Montbrillant Navitimer on his newly arrived Vintage Cognac Alligator strap.  This Vintage Cognac is from our premium France Croco Alligator Collection.  We are lucky enough to be able to make personal visits to the France Croco Warehouse in Milan a couple of times per year in order to hand pick the Alligator hides we'll be offering.  Never knowing what we are going to find, we nearly always over spend because invariably, we find some incredible and often one-of-a kind hides that we simply can't pass up!  The Vintage Cognac was on such offering.  This hide just exudes old school masculine class (think paneled walls, leather club chairs, cigar smoke and a good whisky or think vintage sports cars and driving gloves).  It's hard to believe that after all these years in the business that an Alligator hide can conjure up so many associations, but there you are. Needless to say, I had to have it!

In any case these beautiful photos from Ian have captured his watch and new strap to best advantage and highlighted the beauty of both. The Vintage Cognac Alligator has a very subtle grey Antiquing at the edge of the scales that matches well with the bronze dial of the Breitling.

This strap features high domed padding at the lugs and our 'Thick Curved Lug System' (TCLS) to give the strap an integrated fit between the lugs.

  Thanks to Ian for these lovely photos, yours is most certainly our new 'Watch of the Week'!!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

New custom 'D9' Thumbnail and Pin Buckles for Your Custom Strap!!

Hi strap lovers.  I am very pleased to announce the arrival at long last of our custom 'D9' logo Thumbnail and Pin buckles.  These buckles share the same unique 'D9' in black square logo that is so much in demand and has been so popular on our Pre-V style screw-in buckles with customers of our Panerai and larger watch strap customer, as which are now available in a 22mm wide screw-in thumbnail buckle and 20 and 18mm pin buckles!!  All are available in mirror polished and brushed finish and made from high quality solid stainless steel.

Thumbnail Buckle in to fit 22mm strap with a very solid screw-in attachment and 4mm width tang available in both Mirror Polished and Brushed finishes:

Pin Buckles to fit 20 and 18mm straps with high quality spring bar attachment available in both Mirror Polished  and Brushed finishes:

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Caramel Brulée Alligator for Omega Planet Ocean Co-Axle Chronograph

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Hi strap lovers, here are some great photos from my good customer Daniel's Omega Planet Ocean Co-Axle Chronograph on his newly arrived Caramel Brulée Alligator strap. Caramel Brulée is from our ultra premium France Croco Alligator Collection. France Croco is a Normandy based Alligator and Crocodile tannery whose hides are among the best available and was recently acquired by Kering (formerly PPR) a holding company that owns such brands as Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Alexander McQeen, Sergio Rossi, and Girard-Perregaux. We are proud to have France Croco as a supply partner enabling us to offer the finest Alligator skin available. The colors and overall quality of the France Croco skins are the best I've yet seen.

This strap features Padding at the lugs and our 'Thick Curved Lug System', which gives this strap an integrated fit between the lugs. Also worthy of note on this strap is our 'SuperExotica' upgrade featuring exotica and highly moisture resistant red Sharkskin lining and and super fine hand saddle stitching in Orange French linen thread. All together this makes for a truly eye catching combinations for a truly eye catching watch. Thanks Daniel for providing the wonderful photos, yours is most certainly our 'Watch of the Week'!!