Natural BLA x Hadston Leather Belt
Natural Vegetable Leather Belt
Natural Vegetable Leather Belt

Natural BLA x Hadston Leather Belt

Regular price €163,95
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Only 3 items in stock!

Sharing the same passion for craftsmanship and the values this holds, Blackhorse Lane Ateliers and Hadston Leather have come together to create a range of beautiful leather accessories that last a lifetime.

This natural belt is made from 4mm thick English oak bark leather paired with a brass stainless steel 1/4 Inch belts will not be re-stocked after sold out.

Alison, founder of Hadston Leather, bevels and burnishes the edges of each belt with an edge dye and wax to create a smooth feel.  She fixes the buckle and belt loop in place using the saddle stitch method. All belts are made locally in East London.

Notes

  • Vegetable tanned English bridle leather
  • Brass Buckle
  • Made by Alison in London, UK
  • Genderless
  • Anthony is wearing a size medium (2) and offers him a few hole options. He has a 34″ waist.

Materials

  • Leather – JFJ Baker's tannery in Devon
  • Buckle – sourced from Abbey England, Cheshire UK; manufactured in China.
  • Belt – Finished and made in London UK.

Measurements

  • S - 39"/99cm
  • M - 45"/114cm

Oak Bark leather means the leather has been tanned using tannins extracted from the bark of oak trees.  Oak trees were synonymous with England so you wouldn't get oak bark leather from another country.  Baker's are still using the same traditional tanning methods from hundreds of years ago.  Baker's have had the tannery since the 1800s but there has been a tannery on that site since Roman times.  The hides are from English farms so it's English all the way through which is a rarity these days. 


 

Hadston Leather was created through a love of craftsmanship and the values it holds. Having been taught the leatherworking skills by a master saddler in Cumbria, England, founder Alison Riley witnessed first hand the level of care and attention to detail that goes into each item made. Those principles form the core of her work and are blended with the knowledge of current trends and creative approaches to bring modernity to a traditional world.
        • Natural wax and oils are applied to the leather when it is produced. The wax or oil will rise to the surface occasionally appearing as a white bloom. When this happens rub the leather with a soft cloth to feed the wax back into the leather and therefore nourishing it.
        • Ideally, English Bridle leather needs to be kept hydrated. This can be done by applying a small amount of Sedgwick Leather Care Balm, which is readily available to buy online. This only needs to be done occasionally.
        • If any liquids or dirt spills onto the surface, wipe the leather straight away with a clean soft cloth. Avoid, however, using anything too harsh as it will mark the surface.
        • Direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time will bleach the surface. It will darken again over time but to avoid the harsh stripping of colour, it is advisable not to leave your English Bridle leather product in direct sunlight.
        • Avoid bringing the belt (or other product) into contact with sharp edges, as the surface will scratch. However, part of the beauty of English Bridle leather is that it will take on the characteristics of your daily wear, showcasing the item’s story.
        • The vegetable tanned leather will naturally change in appearance over time and will develop a patina unique to you.  Like with the scratching, this is one of the beauties of this natural product.

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