A fusion of locally tanned Oak bark leather and our hairy cowhide results in a belt that is durable and makes accessorising sustainably look good. Buckled with brass and built to last!
The Oak tanned leather used alongside our cowhide in our belts is locally sourced from cows that have spent their life in the Devon countryside too. The hides are a by-product of the beef industry and J&FJ Baker turns what would otherwise be an exported waste product into something beautiful and accomplished. This is the only Oak bark tannery left in the country. Whilst other tanneries moved to other methods to produce more leather faster, J&FJ Baker remained with the traditional, slower method of Oak tanning, the same method they have been using for the last 400 years, as it yields a more luxurious and durable leather without producing chemical waste that is difficult to dispose of.
Each of our hairy hide belts is handmade by Louise at LG Leatherworks, based on our doorstep in the Dartmoor National Park. Louise can customise each belt to your chosen combination of leather and different hide options, tailoring it for the perfect fit. Being handmade results in each belt being individual in it’s finished look. A truly unique addition to your wardrobe!
Our hairy hide belt is a timeless piece designed to be enjoyed for a lifetime.
Our hairy hide belts are handmade to order so please allow a 2 week lead time.