Russet – Horsebutt Narrows


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Tanned using a slow process to create a firm, dense leather that is ideal for wet molding and stamping. Great for sheaths, holsters, bags straps, razor strops, welts and belts (when long enough). The veg tanned strips come from the heaviest section of the hide. Horse has a very tight grain structure, creating a denser leather in comparison to cowhide. These “Russet” strips are tanned alongside Horween’s Shell Cordovan during the first 45 days of their production. The veg extracts used to make these strips provide them with a natural russet color that will deepen to a beautiful chestnut tone when oiled. This deeper color tone can also be achieved after longer periods of use and exposure to light.

Horsebutt Strips have a tapered shape that will vary from piece to piece.

Size Average: 4″ – 8″ Width  x 40″ – 46″ Length.

2nd Run – Strips may have stains, cracks, scars, light/dark color marbling, etc.