The Leather Tote
This leather tote bag was designed to age beautifully and built to be used by your granddaughters. They'll fight over it when you're dead.
This full grain leather tote bag is definitely simple, but with thought put into the design. There aren't any breakable parts like magnets or snaps or zippers so you can hand this tote down to someone who will hand it down. We reinforced the stitching of the handles with copper rivets and hidden polyester straps. It’s designed with just a few large pieces of leather so there are fewer seams. And those seams only have 5 stitches per inch so that there is more leather between each hole. Holes are really just the beginning of a tear in any leather tote bag.
Our cowhide is the toughest we can buy because it's full grain. The grain of leather is like a roof's shingles. If you take the top part of the leather off (the grain) to get rid of the scars and blemishes, then you're taking the shingles off of the roof. And we all know how that goes. The custom hardware is made of 316 Stainless Steel. If you're a metallurgist, then I'm sure you just gasped. It's the kind of metal they use for when your life depends on it. I know it's a small detail, but we're really proud of o. It's really strong UV resistant industrial Polyester thread. It’s more expensive, by far, but doesn't deteriorate when the sun hits it like Nylon does. You won't find another leather tote bag like it.
Not everybody appreciates a leather tote bag with built in handles until they start using them. We put them there for grabbing the tote when it is set up kind of high and is a little uncomfortable to grab it by the straps. You'll see what I mean when you get it.