How to clean a leather collar and lead

How to clean a leather collar and lead

Leather is actually very similar to human skin. Even the leather of a collar or lead needs to breathe. At the same time, it must be sufficiently moisturised to avoid drying and cracking. The following instructions are generally suitable for cleaning smooth leather – coats, saddles, sofas and flat shoes. During cleaning, the skin takes on a darker shade for some time, so if you are going to clean anything made of very light leather, you should purchase some special products for it. Today I am going to clean a lead.
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The History of Dog Collars

The History of Dog Collars

It is difficult to say who the first person was to tie a rope around a dog’s neck and attempt to lead him like a horse or a camel. However, DNA analysis has proved that the first domesticated dog breeds already accompanied European hunters 32 000 years ago.
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Engraved Metal Dog Tags and Collars

Engraved Metal Dog Tags and Collars

Do not fall prey to the illusion that your dog will definitely never run away. It does not even have to be the dog’s fault. For example, he could get lost in a crowd. He could start chasing a hare across the field or, just for once in his lifetime, taste freedom by crawling under the damn fence. What then? You run around the streets, call your dog’s name, drive around the shelters and post up posters with his photo on pillars.
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My Own Original Beeswax Production

My Own Original Beeswax Production

The period of research and testing is behind me, the time has come to write something about the production of Slade Czech Beeswax. Years ago, when I was starting out in business, I first used the waxes and polishes commonly available in craft stores. Unfortunately, the polishes were full of chemicals, which somehow could not be reconciled with traditional craftsmanship and natural materials.
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Why show your dog in an original Staffie leather collar?

Why show your dog in an original Staffie leather collar?

Do you own a Staffordshire bull terrier? Maybe you go to Dog Shows with your four-legged darling. Every seasoned exhibitor knows that to achieve a good place, it is necessary to present the dog properly. And it is essential to emphasise his assets, e.g. by using a distinctive collar with the symbol of origin – the Staffordshire knot. A Staffie gets added pizzazz by wearing it.
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5 reasons for providing your Staffie with a legendary collar

5 reasons for providing your Staffie with a legendary collar

Every proud dog owner wants only the best for his or her pet. The best food, most comfortable bed, nicest toys and also a quality collar. Below are 5 reasons why you should buy your four-legged friend — not only of the Staffie breed — a legendary leather collar, harness or lead. How does saddlers' traditional handwork differ from that which is machine-produced?
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SBT History: Staffordshire Bull Terrier – from Fearless Fighter to Best Friend

SBT History: Staffordshire Bull Terrier – from Fearless Fighter to Best Friend

Do you own a Staffie (Staffordshire Bull Terrier or SBT) or are you going to buy one soon? In this article, learn where and how the Staffordshire Bull Terrier breed originated. Did you know that Staffies have their own symbol? Find out what the legendary Staffordshire Knot – the pretzel — symbolizes. Discover the interesting history of this popular pet.
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From a darkened "Hole" to a new workshop

From a darkened "Hole" to a new workshop

... a dim dark cell, almost like a cellar in a horror movie. Literally a 'Hole'. Bang! Bang! Crash! In the lamplight glow, the pounding of saddlers' tools can be heard ...
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The Old Leather Collar Rescue Story

The Old Leather Collar Rescue Story

Like every dog, also I have my favourite leather collar, I wear it for many years …
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A Look Inside Manufacturing Of Slade Czech’s Hardware for Leather Collars

A Look Inside Manufacturing Of Slade Czech’s Hardware for Leather Collars

Designing and manufacturing of a new type of fitting takes us a little time, but the final product is worth it! An original sketch comes from Adam – a head of production – usually as a doodle on paper napkin
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