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Watch Strap Lineup Overhaul

Watch Strap Lineup Overhaul

We have recently overhauled our watch strap lineup Over years of testing, we become very in tune with the strengths and weaknesses of different designs, leathers, and products.  Not only do we use these products ourselves, but we also receive great feedback from our customers that allows us to re...
How to Force Patina on Brass

How to Force Patina on Brass

We offer quite a few different brass accessories at Craft and Lore.  While we love brass in its natural form, we sometimes like to transform that shiny, golden exterior into a worn and darkened patina. Instead of spending months or even years to develop this patina, we use a few products to force...
Differences Between Our Belt Models

Differences Between Our Belt Models

We offer a few different belt models at Craft and Lore, which leads many to wonder which belt is right for them. This blog is meant to provide you with information about each model, so that you can more easily choose the belt that fits your needs.  THE MOUNTAIN BELT The Mountain Belt is one of ...
Top 4 Camera Gear Accessories

Top 4 Camera Gear Accessories

Peak Design is a brand that creates stunningly well-designed products for photographers, videographers, and everyone else.  Their products range from camera bags, to tripods, to camera-focused luggage items.  At Craft and Lore, we have been utilizing Peak Design products for our media production ...
What is Horween Shell Cordovan Leather? Reversed?

What is Horween Shell Cordovan Leather? Reversed?

Horween Shell Cordovan is one of the premier leather offerings at Craft and Lore. It comes with a lot of hype from dedicated fans and a hefty price tag, so we often get questions about it. What is Horween Shell Cordovan? Horween Shell Cordovan comes from Horween, a world famous tannery based in ...
Top 4 Leather Patina Choices

Top 4 Leather Patina Choices

Which leather will patina the most? In order to answer that, let's ask what is leather patina? We're often asked what leather will form the best patina over time. The definitive answer will always ever be Natural Veg Tan. Leather without any dye added during the tanning process is what we refer ...