All of our leather watch bands are equipped with integrated quick release spring bars that allow you to insert or remove the band in a matter of seconds.
Our leather watch bands utilize top grain bovine leathers that are hand selected and aniline dyed. Our dyes are selected to strike a balance, providing the desired finish and color while still allowing the natural appearance of the leather to shine through. The underside of the band utilizes a thin strip of leather that has been specially treated to provide a soft and comfortable fit against the wrist.
Our stitch pattern wraps around the full perimeter of the band and includes extra loops at the end nearest the spring bar - for both aesthetics and strength. Each band is individually stitched using durability-tested thread.
When designing our bands, we studied several statistical analyses on the distribution of wrist sizes among various populations. The result is a band that accommodates not only a wide variety of watch designs, but also wrist circumferences. Our leather straps are generally designed to fit wrists between 5 1/2 and 8 inches in circumference. However, the size and geometry of the watch will also impact fit. If you are not sure whether a band will fit or not, we encourage you to give it a try as we offer a money back guarantee!
Our leather watch bands use 316L stainless steel buckles where others use iron or aluminum. Iron components rust and need to be bulkier and heavier to achieve strength comparable to that of stainless steel. The finish on both treated iron and aluminum parts can weather or wear off, leaving a dull, scrap-metal appearance. If you take a knife to our stainless steel components, you will find a material that 1) is solid all the way through, 2) is difficult to scratch or bend and 3) maintains its initial shine for many years.
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