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How a Watch Strap is made...
...as an example we'll use an Ostrich Leather Watch Strap from BARINGTON. The brand BARINGTON uses the traditions of EULIT-Werk Staude & Co. KG from Baveria, Germany to create high quality Leather Watch Straps.
By looking at this example you will see how many steps are involved in manufacturing a quality leather watch strap. The products quality is obviously also influenced by the pedigree of the leather used and where it comes from. We therefore especially recommend watch straps made in Europe.
1. The Leather
Select a high quality leather upper - eg. Ostrich Leather
2. The Parts
Padding (Inners), buckle parts, leather uppers and underside, stencil-cutters for both parts of Watch Strap and loops
3. The Loops
I. Press: Heat seal the leather uppers and underside together
II. Press: Close the sides
III. Secure the loops together with a stitch
4. Mark out the Leather Uppers
5. Press Leather Underside
6. Press Piece with Holes
... from leather upper, padding and underside
7. Press Buckle Piece
... from leather upper, padding and underside, attach first loop
8. Stitch Buckle and Hole Pieces
9. Finish, add Holes and Buckle slits
Tie off the loose threads, add holes and slits for the buckle, dye/colour the sides
Stamp Origin, Material and Size on the reverse side of the band. Add the second loop
...complete the Watch Strap with a high quality buckle
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Our watch bands and all other products are in stock and ready for shipping! Exceptions are marked in the product description of any such products.