Black Epsom (Padded) Leather Strap

Sale price$130.00 AUD

Size: 24mm/20mm


Length: Standard (115mm/75mm)


Our Epsom French Calf is an embossed grain, chrome-tanned leather from the Tannery Haas and Tannery Du Puy, near the river Rhine and in the alpine regions of France. Epsom calf leather is a classic, with excellent resistance against scratches and water. It is used for many leather products by high end brands such as Hermes and it is incredibly water and scratch-resistant and easy to clean. Epsom's grained is more pronounced due to it being embossed, making it great for dressing down your watch for a casual appearance.

Tannery: Haas, France
Temper: Medium 
Surface: Embossed grain
Patina: None
Water Resistance: High. To ensure longevity, avoid moisture or soaking our straps in water.

The Gold Standard for Leather Watch Straps

All of our watch straps are entirely handmade, utilising traditional leathercrafting techniques. They are cut, saddle stitched and edge painted by hand to ensure your straps are durable and develop character with wear. All of our straps are lined with Zermatt leather, a hypoallergenic and water-resistant french calf leather. As all our leathers are full-grain leathers, the natural characteristics of the leather will show and may vary across straps.

Hypoallergenic Calfskin Lining

In order to provide a luxurious feel, the straps are lined with Zermatt calfskin leather from Haas Tannery. This premium material is specially developed for use as a lining material and offers exceptional softness and comfort. It is also water and sweat-resistant, making it ideal for use in hot and humid climates.

Fine Hand Stitching

Our made-to-order straps showcase a fine hand-stitching density. With a spacing of 2.4mm per stitch, this creates a very refined look. Should you wish to go for a more rugged look, we also offer thicker thread and wider density stitching at 2.7mm and 3.0mm.

Strap Thickness

Our standard unpadded strap thickness is 2.2mm and padded strap thickness tapers from 4.5mm to 2.2mm. We are able to customise the thickness of the strap accordingly.

316L Stainless Steel Buckle

Our straps comes installed with a 316L stainless steel buckle which is engraved with our Artisan Straps logo. This buckle comes with drilled lug holes allowing for easy removal without damaging the strap.

Spring Bars

Choose between regular spring bars, quick-release spring bars or no spring bars. While quick-release spring bars are our preference as we love to change straps, we also understand it's not everyones cup of tea!

Smooth & Polished Edges

The edges of our straps are finished with Italian edge paint - sealing the raw edges from wear and tear. With over 5 layers of edge paint applied and rigorous sanding in between, our straps exhibit a beautiful smooth edge.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Owen Howitt (Sydney, AU)
Excellent leather quality, terrible clasp

The quality of the leather strap is excellent, rivalling the quality of much higher priced pieces. I would highly recommend these straps for anyone wanting a great quality leather band.

The only issue I have is the folding clasp add on is possibly one of the worst folding clasps I have used. The clasp is a butterfly, but you can't clip down the bottom side until the top side is clipped in above it, unless you press both buttons to lock it in, which leaves the experience very awkward. Having a different clipping system would significantly improve the overall experience.

Roy (Sydney, AU)
Beautiful strap

Having purchased an exotic previously I had high expectations for this more conservative leather. The strap surpassed my expectations. The craftsmanship and attention to detail is very high and equivalent to straps from other custom makers that cost 100-200% more.

Matt (Perth, AU)

Great quality and service

Simon Elsner (Adelaide, AU)
Best companion for my Speedy

This is the second strap that I bought from Artisan Straps and I am really happy again. The strap feels great, looks amazing and most importantly fits perfectly on the watch and the pin-buckle I have. I am not looking elsewhere when I need a custom made strap.
Thanks Artisan Straps Team,