Octopuses Ribbon over Brown Leather Ukelele or Guitar Strap

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This unique strap is made with Tula Pink woven ribbon of octopuses alternating direction of blues & lime green on a field of pale blue that is edge stitched with coordinating thread onto a smooth brown oil tanned cowhide. This is a high quality woven ribbon, applied to the leather so it may appear wrinkled until there is weight on the strap--this is so the ribbon looks flat and smooth, and the threads aren't stressed during use.

To suit use on ukeleles, mandolins, or smaller guitars or players, the main strap is hand cut to 2" wide, and tapers to about a 1 1/2" radius for the front peg end. The overall length of this strap as shown is adjustable from about 43" to 54". The main strap is about 39" long, and the 11 slots are spaced from about 25" to 37" 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).

The ribbon is 1 1/2" wide and starts nearly 7" from the front end and stops about 3" from the first slot.

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. The edges 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 holes for the pegs are punched at 5/16" in the front, and 3/8" in the back, 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.

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. And I've laser etched my Acoustic Needle brand logo onto the exposed section above the peg hole.

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.

Please note the white cord and inventory tag shows up in a few views....

If you have any questions, please convo me!

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I gladly accept returns and cancellations

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

I don't accept exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

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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.

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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.

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Custom and personalized orders

Yes, most items can be made in a custom version per your color/size preference.

Custom and personalized orders

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.

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