The Horween Leather Company has set the standard for the highest quality leathers since 1905. All leather is processed in the Horween tannery in Chicago, USA. Herman Oak® leather has been made in Missouri, USA since the late 1800's. Herman Oak® produces some of the most beautiful and durable vegetable-tanned leathers available.
Hand-stiched leather keeper
Hand-beveled, burnished, and waxed edges
Individually punched holes and tips
Hand-fabricated & forged, solid brass buckle - USA
Ginew and Smithshop stamps on each buckle
Custom solid brass fasteners - USA
*Herman Oak® leather - USA
All materials are 100% Made in USA
Each Ginew buckle is hand-built by SmithShop, a dynamic, metal-centric studio in Detroit, USA. Ginew designed the buckle to feature minimal detailing, symmetry and unfailing durability.
Each buckle is individually fabricated using industrial-strength, solid brass. The brass is cut, heated, formed, forged, soldered, carefully-finished, and stamped by hand using time-honored metal-smith techniques. Each buckle is the culmination of unwavering commitment to durable materials and high-quality craftsmanship.