This leather dressage/show brow band is subtle bling--softly iridescent Preciosa brand beads, a mix of flat squares and unique pyramids to create an edgy style, but with more subtlety than metal spikes or flashier silver or chromed elements. This particular combination is more suited to English tack than western, but I have other leather and bead colors if you want to match something!
The brow band is made with black cowhide main band framing the beads that are strung with strong bead wire and stitched to strong goatskin strip, which is then layered under the cowhide so the slot only shows the beads themselves.
The band is top quality cowhide, 3/4" wide, though opens up to 1 1/8" to reveal the 10 1/2" long strip of square silver sequin ribbon.
Fine black lambskin is wrapped around Landau padding, and the width extends about 1/8" on either side of the main cowhide to provide a soft edge reveal, and more comfort for the horse. All layers are then stitched together and ends of the lambskin are overlapped by the ends of the cowhide which creates the loops, for a smooth transition.
The loop ends leave about 1 1/2" open to accommodate most bridles, but if you need something different, please note in the order--since all of these bands I design and fabricate in my home studio, I have full control over all elements and dimensions!
All edges of the main band are beveled and the lambskin is folded for clean finish. The band will be carefully wrapped and comes with a round wooden box (bottom half is in photos 2 & 5), which can be used to store the band when its not in use, or hold other goodies.
The sizing is based on traditional brow band dimensions for Pony (14.5"), Cob (15.75"), Full (16.5"), and Warmblood 18"), but I can easily modify to fit your horse if one of these sizes doesn't work.
The headstall loop has been embossed with my o:WILBUR brand, and size stamp inside.
The brow band is presented in a round wooden box, suitable for gift presentation and storage, which has a leather label embossed with my logo and affixed with antique brass rivets.
1-3 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.