This all leather guitar strap is made with bronze lambskin layered over chocolate brown top grain cowhide, with three laser etched Griffins.
I include pictures from 2 different days/lighting conditions to try to best show the contrast of the etching against the foil. The etching was just deep enough to remove the foil and show the brown body of the lambskin--nearly the same color as the cowhide, but has a suede texture vs. the smooth cowhide.
The strap is 2 1/2" at its widest, and adjusts from 48" to 58" long. The cowhide is about 5oz, or 1/8" thick, with slight grain correction for a consistent color throughout, and the foiled bronze lambskin is mainly just for added color and detail.
This foiled leather is glued & edge stitched with brown thread, leaving the adjustment slot area to show off the main strap leather. The brown is thru dyed, and the edge and flesh side is lighter brown and has a nice even suede-like finish. And it is very strong yet supple, and should work well for all but the heaviest of solid body instruments.
The strap is hand cut to 2 1/2" wide, and tapers to about a 1 1/2" radius for the front peg end, and down to 2 1/8" width on the slot end.
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 grain side edges are trimmed with a small radius bevel tool to soften the look. The hide is through-dyed, so it is consistent 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).
The 1" wide adjustment strap loops through the chosen slot and is woven through the other slots to provide the desired length and fixes to the back pin on the guitar. And I've laser etched my logo onto the exposed section above the peg hole.
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. I have laser etched my logo on the underside of the main strap near the front peg hole, and on the grain side of the adjustment strap.
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, please message me!