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Hi strap lovers, Here is the latest Swiss Hides American Alligator strap entirely hand made by us here a Dangerous9straps. Swiss Hides is an OEM grade Alligator supplier and are under contract with many of the High-end Swiss watch manufacturers as well as ultra luxury leather goods manufacturers and which are guaranteed fully humane and Eco-friendly both in the way they raise there animals and all throughout the tanning process. The impressive feature of the Black Hornback skin that I have from them is that the horns are extremely prominent, which has prompted me to develop a splicing technique. Splicing the hornback section with belly skin is an absolute requirement in order to have any hope of using a buckle with these straps! It's a bit of an art to match the general size and scale patterning of the hornback section and the belly section in order to make the transition look right and I think that's really watch separates the really great straps form those of lower quality. This strap is hand saddle stitched using 4 ply Ecru waxed Irish linen and lined with our super strong and moisture resistant Kangaroo leather to make this Dangerous9strap tough in fact as well as tough looking.
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