Our first model in the de Griff Classic line (click here for details on ordering), in Honey Brown. It is made out of highest grade calfskin, also known as Barenia leather, which is about as exquisite a calfskin can get.
The leather is ‘double tanned’ in a process that covers several weeks. The end result is a leather that ages beautifully and develops a wonderful natural patina over time (it darkens). Due to it’s characteristics, this leather is also one of the easier ones to maintain, in case you get a surface ‘scratch’ that doesn’t actually tear the leather, you can likely simply massage it out never to be seen again.
Please note that we can also craft this Barenia strap for the Omega deployant clasps.
A very popular choice with this leather is to pair it with our Ecru (off-white) stitching. The strap shown below is made with non-contrastinG stitching (gives a more formal look) with padding on an Omega buckle (note that the Omega buckle is not included with our strap).
And hereunder a quick view on the same strap but with Ecru contrast stitching:
Edges have been naturally burnished. Should you want painted edges of course let us know and we will do that instead of the burnishing. This does not affect the price of EUR 99 (including shipping).
A close-up of the leather to show you the beautiful slanted stitching effect after stitching is completed by hand. Note that the leather itself is actually very smooth, the pores are incredibly magnified on this picture:
An Omega Speedmaster on a de Griff Classic strap in Barenia Honey brown leather.
And hereunder a few Classic Honey Brown straps that were crafted with particular requests.
The pic hereunder shows the Honey Brown strap with contrast stitching, which was an alternative to the Omega OEM tan strap:
The below was a very special Honey Brown strap for a Tudor Pelagos. Mandating square holes so the Pelagos buckle could be reused on the strap. Matching stitching was requested in this case: