Gift Guide – Leather Cuffs


I just got through making a new batch of leather cuffs this week.  These are fun to make because each one is a unique work of art. I use a lot of re-purposed materials in these which makes each one a challenge to put together!


First I cut the straps out of salvage leather or old belts.  Once in awhile I use a purchased cuff blank as well.  They get snaps put on and the plainest ones get a paint job with my Angelus Leather Paints.


Then I embellish with treasures from my stash.


Eventually I end up with a pile of lovely cuffs that head off to various stores and shows.

At only $15, these make a great affordable and unique gift for both guys and gals. My cuffs can currently be found at Tessera Fine Art Gallery, City Arts Boutique, and Arlington Market.

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