From the original cowhide, craftsmen apply a layer of dye with cotton and let it settle for 24hrs. This process will be repeated until the color saturation is ideal. The final step is detailing the straps with additional dye which gives you a strap unique in its own way.
Intertwined hand-stitching with thick thread to create the right vintage look of WWII relics
The leather edge is first sealed with edge paint for humidity resistance, and then repeatedly layered with iron-heated waxed coating
WOTANCRAFT buckle delivers a nostalgic vibe to the wartime equipment. All the corners and pins are carefully polished until smooth and beveled to increase comfortability and prevent scraping the wrist.
vegetable tanned cowhide
Vegetable tanned cowhide liner
0.6mm linen hand stitching thread
Casing 42 / 44 / 45 / 49 mm Lug Width 24 mm
Casing 40 / 41 mm Lug Width 22 mm
Casing 38 mm Lug Width 20 mm
Standard Length：70mm (suitable for wrists 15-17cm)
Extended Length：75mm (suitable for wrists 18-19cm)
Standard Length：120mm (suitable for wrists 15-17cm)
Extended Length：130mm (suitable for wrists 18-19cm)
A: Panerai and Bell&Ross owners should have screw driver tools in their original watchbox.
WOTANCRAFT AppleWatch straps all include "adapters" that can be easily mounted on / removed from AppleWatch.
For other watch brands (eg. Rolex, Omega, IWC), we suggest that you bring WOTANCRAFT straps to your local watch dealer for assistance.
A: Our strap fits wrist circumference 16cm~19cm, if your wrist size falls out of this range, please write to us for customization.
A: We are able to customize thinner straps, write to us and discuss your preferred thickness.
A: Write to us and provide your: 1) watch brand/type (eg. Rolex Submariner) 2) strap choice (eg. "PATH OF WAR" calligraphy strap), we will get back to you ASAP.
A: Please write to us for customization. The "no-buckle" customized strap is the SAME price as default "sewed-in buckle" strap.
A: If leather strap gets soaking wet, leave it to dry in shaded areas. Do not use detergent to wash leather.
You can wipe the bottom side of the strap with wet wipes to remove sweat, and leave it to dry before wearing.
If you see the leather color becomes darker, this is the natural characteristic of "vegetable-tanned" leather.
The suppleness of leather can be replenished by "mink oil". Rub the mink oil with soft cotton cloth in circle motion, to the point when the leather surface has a glossy sheen, but doesn't feel sticky / greasy.
A: Please bring your watch to WOTANCRAFT showroom for evaluation. Customizing deployment buckle straps will require precise measurements, we do not offer such service on-line.
Reminder: we only customize straps with your original deployment buckle, and we do not use aftermarket deployment buckle.
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