This all leather guitar strap is made with a "dragon scale" style pattern of glittery foil print on thin black cowhide suede layered over a smooth full grain black cowhide that on its own is a strap.
The printed pattern is primarily a silver-pewter, but comes alive when moved and incorporates all colors, and has a sheen so that it catches the light and eye, and the iridescence with angle to the light altering the flashes of color, and the contrast in sheen and texture to the black suede makes the colors stand out even more.
This exotic finish leather is glued & edge stitched to the base leather, leaving the adjustment slot area to show off the main strap cowhide.
The main strap is hand cut to 2 1/2" wide, and has my latest front end to maximize the patterned leather, and only tapers at the last 3 inches to about a 1 1/4" radius for the front peg end, and down to 2 1/8" width on the slot end. I usually punch a 5/16" diameter (8mm) hole here for a peg/strap button for the guitar shoulder, but please let me know what size you need if different than that for a strap lock or smaller or larger strap buttons.
The hole in the 1" wide adjustment strap is 3/8", and a small slit ends with a small hole at the top of the slit to prevent tears & the "keyhole" effect makes the strap easier to install & remove, and can accommodate most pegs. The firm leather and stitching around the front peg hole keeps strap to remain secured once it's fitted fully in place.
The 1" wide adjustment strap is made with the same leather as the main strap so it can weave through the adjustment slots easily, but it is still firm, and will not stretch. I've laser etched my logo onto the exposed section above the peg hole.
The edges of the main cowhide are trimmed with a small radius bevel tool to soften the look. The hide is through-dyed, so it is consistent color on the edges as on its soft suede split underside.
The overall length of this strap as shown is adjustable from about 48" to 58". The main strap is about 42" long, and the 11 slots are spaced from about 29" to 40" from the front peg hole. The adjustment strap is 18" from slot to its rear peg hole when installed. (I refer to the front peg hole being on the main strap, and the rear is the adjustment slot).
This design means the strap is only leather, and there is no metal or plastic hardware that could annoy you while you're playing, or your knock into you instrument while it's being moved or stored.
I can also provide leather "laces" if you prefer to tie the strap to the neck of the guitar, rather than using a front peg. And if you have a specific peg size you need to fit, please let me know. There is no extra charge for enlarging the peg holes or for the ties when you order the strap, but please note in the order if you want any of those changes.
If you have any questions, or interested in any length or width customization, or different base leather color, please message me!
5-8 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 5 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 4 hours of purchase
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
I only use your address for shipping, and only contact you regarding your order (usually per Etsy convo), or from conversations that you have initiated.
I respect your information, and do not share it with anyone, outside of what is necessary to create your order's shipping label--and nearly all are via Etsy labels, so it's information you have already placed in the Etsy system.
I do retain hard copies of order and label receipts for a time necessary for my tax processing, but I then do obliterate these hard copies.
Yes, most items can be made in a custom version per your color/size preference.
Most guitar straps & even other items can have a name, image or some small message added to them via silk screen, laser etching, or stamping. Please convo me if you're interested in this option.