The Luxury of Fully Handmade and Hand Stitched Watch Straps

Audemars Piguet * Panerai * Bell&Ross * Breitling * Rolex * IWC * Chopard * B.R.M. * Anonimo * Tag Heuer * Lum-Tec * Glycine * Graham * Bali Hai Q * Louis Vuitton * Cartier * Seiko * Zixion * Aquadive* Hamilton * Omega * Stienhart *Ulysse Nardin * U-Boat * Itay Noy * Cartier * Chronoswiss * Tissot * Armida * Magrette * Revue Thommen * Citizen * Ball * Jacob Jensen * Helson * Stowa * Dubey & Schaldenbrand * Frederique Contant * MarcelloC * Elgin * Wakmann * Benarus * SAS * Aquadive * Tissot * Jaeger LaCoultre * Sinn * Sevenfridays *Montblanc * Blancpain * Louis Chevrolet * Formex * Doxa * RGM * Franck Muller * Ennebi * JeanRichard * Kaventsmann * Tourby * Enzo Mechana * Vintage VDB * Werebach Uhren * Speak-Marin * Junghens * Nomos * Tudor * Tag Heuer * Dubey & Schaldenbrand * Hanhart*

Strap design consultation and limited Edition OEM Manufacture * Whole sale inquires are Welcome

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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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Monday, November 26, 2018

Ron' Great Looking Breitling Navitimer on Dark Walnut Teju

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Hi strap lovers.  I just found these great photos made by great customer Ron of his Breitling Navitimer on a Dark Walnut Teju Lizard strap.  Thanks, Ron for your great photos - yours is definitely our 'Watch of the Week'.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Deep Atlantic Blue SuperMatte Ostrich Leg

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Hi strap lovers. I am often asked by my great customers to let them know what is my latest and most exciting material. Currently, our most unique new exotics is our Deep Atlantic Blue Ostrich Leg (certainly the one I'm most excited about). I've always been a big fan of Ostrich Legs and or our SuperMatte finish and had been looking for a supplier who could make these for a few years and finally struck gold on our visit to Lineapelle Leather trade fair in Milan this past spring. Our newest exotics supplies have been very accommodating with us and having been impressed with our first order of this finish in Carbon Black, we provided a color swatch in blue, which they used to make this custom blue color. My goal with this blue was to have a dark, pure blue with no red tones and also, not so dark that it could ever be mistaken for black (as something is the case with many Navy blues). I think the results are superb:

The strap shown here was made up for my great custom Audie for his PAM 364 Luminor Submersible and features padding at the lugs as well as our 'Thick Curved Lug System' upgrade, which provides an integrated fit between the lugs.  Also featured here are contracting keeper loops made from our SuperMatte Carbon Black Ostrich leg skin and lining made from SuperMatte Commando Grey Teju Lizard and was stitched with medium gauge Steel Grey linen.  I think these straps turned out extraordinarily will and hope to see some photos of this beauty on Audie's PAM364 very soon.

I am looking forward to building many for straps from the wonderful material.  If you think our new and exclusive SuperMatte Ostrich Leg in Deep Atlantic Blue would be a great material for your custom strap project, please contact me.  I would be very pleased to work with you on a design.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Paul's Great Teju Lizard Straps for His Awesome PAM689 and PAM737 Watches!

Hi strap lovers.  Just sharing some great photos from my customer Paul who's been kind enough to share these photos online, but I have somehow neglected to share them here until now.  Panerai with black Dials are great, but Panerai has been releasing some watches with great colored dials recently and these watches are very special indeed.  Case in point Paul's amazing Blue dial  PAM689 and his limited edition PAM737.  I build custom straps for these watches in Dark Walnut Teju Lizard (this with our exclusive 'Thick Curved Lug System' (TCLS), which provides an Integrated fit and Racing Tan Teju with standard straight ends at the lugs.

On to the great Photos!!

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Peer's Incredible Rose Gold IWC Big Pilot Perpetual Calander on Carbon Black SuperMatte Ostrich Leg strap

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Hi strap lovers, One of the joys of my work it that it occasionally allows me to interact with really great customers and their incredible watches.  Case in point is my good customer Peer.  Having the chance to meet my custom in my workshop and to design a strap in collaboration my customer in person is a rare treat and affords me the opportunity to handle the watch and compare and contrast different materials to arrive at a design that most ideal for both the watch in question the personal taste of my customer.  If you ever find yourself planning a trip to the Munich area, I would love to make an appointment with you to design a strap in person.  The hundreds of material options available can result in thousands of possible strap combinations, so you can really geek out on your strap design.  Ideally, you will come away with a strap design that should have been the strap that should have been offered with the watch from the manufacturer, while at the same time reflecting your own unique personality. 


Peer's stunning IWC Big Pilot Perpetual Calendar and Rose Gold is simply a stunning watch and these photos just do not do it justice.  Paired with a strap made from Carbon Black SuperMatte Ostrich Leg skin (one of our newest materials and one which I'm very excited about).  This strap features padding at the lugs and our 'Thick Curved Lug System' (TCLS), which provides and integrated fit between the lugs, Steel Grey French milled linen thread (super fine hand saddle stitching) and our soft and extremely durable Commando Grey SuperMatte Teju Lizard skin lining.  I think the combo is just perfect for this watch.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Roland's Wempe Glashütte I/SA Zeitmeister Annual Calendar on Bespoke Armagnac Alligator strap

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I'm very happy to share these photos of my good customer Roland's limited anniversary edition Wempe Glashütte I/SA Zeitmeister Annual Calendar on Armagnac Alligator strap.  This watch is a very special annual calendar movement, one of only 100 issued with the most complicated movements  Wempe has ever used in their watches.

Fitting then that this very special watch is paired with our Armagnac Alligator.  This bespoke strap features thick padding at the lugs and super fine hand saddle stitching with Ecru French linen thread to match the off-white silver dial.  Lined with Blue SuperMatte Teju lizard to match the blue of the moon phase subdial, this lining as well as looking great, offers extreme durability, due to the SuperMatte finish being essentially water/sweatproof.  I think this strap is just about the perfect combination and I think Roland agrees.