Our Shinki Natural Shell Cordovan is a mixed tanned leather from a Tannery in Kobe, Japan.
Tannery: Shinki Hikaku, Japan Temper: Firm yet malleable Surface: Incredibly smooth with a natural sheen Patina: High Water Resistance: Low. To ensure longevity,avoid moisture or soaking our straps in water.
As our straps are handcrafted with natural leather, each strap will be unique and may have slight variations to the product photo.
Shell Cordovan is famous for its gorgeous shine and unique crease-resisting property due to the density of the leather. It requires very little maintenance and overtime, develops a beautiful patina. Shell Cordovan begins as a high-shine leather and overtime becomes more dull with wear. This shine can be replenished through the application of leather conditioner and brushing vigorously.
All of our watch straps are entirely handmade one by one, utilising traditional leather crafting techniques. They are cut, saddle stitched and edge painted by hand to ensure that your strap lasts you a lifetime. All of our straps are lined with Zermatt leather, a hypoallergenic and water-resistant french calf leather.
For an approximate wrist size guide: 1. Extra small 95mm/65mm will fit a 5.0-5.5 inch wrist 2. Small sized 105mm/70mm will fit a 6.0-6.5 inch wrist 3. Standard size 115mm/75mm will fit a 6.5-7.5 inch wrist 4. Large size 125mm/80mm will fit a 7.5-8.0 inch wrist
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Delivery, lifetime warranty & Returns
FREE domestic delivery (Australia) on all orders >$100 AUD.
FREE DHL express international delivery on all orders >$350 AUD. Refer to shipping page for specific delivery costs to your country.
We are proud of our products, materials, and craftsmanship. We believe that you deserve a product that lasts.
All Artisan Straps products are covered by our lifetime warranty, which guarantees them against failure of any quality issues with materials and craftsmanship.
We cover everything except accidental damage and general wear and tear.
It is important to us that you are happy with the product(s) you have purchased from us. We quality check all of our products prior to dispatch and are confident in what we have crafted before we send your order out to you.
If you have any issues with your purchase we are happy to look at the issue and provide you with a reasonable resolution.