How soft are your straps?

In terms of softness/ pliability I have 4 main types of leather.

Type 1 :

The softest straps I have are the Volanto Black, Volanto Nude, Volanto Green, Aqua Green, Rust, Gray, Grigio II, and DB One these straps are very soft.

Type 2 :

The straps : Red, Rosso Scuro, Ruby, Verde, Verde II, Orange, Rosso, Toro, Verde Scuro, Hulk, Pink,
Denim Blue, Legend One, Uno, Legend 74, Cuoio II, K2, DecimaX,
Historica, Arillo, Centurio, Flottiglia,Nero II, Fieno, Oliva, Tundra, Pumpkin.
These are made from
my favourite kind of leather, nice and soft, very comfortable to wear.

Type 3 :

The hand painted, hand dyed straps and straps made from natural leather :
Naturo, 66, Emerald, Azzuro, Albus, Bianco, Mustard Yellow.
These straps are firmer in temper, however still very comfortable to wear and do not need much time to break in.

Type 4 :

The firmest of my straps are the Argo and 1984 these strap requires some time to break in.

Can your straps be customized?
Yes, I can customize all my straps :

  • Different size than the sizes in the dropdown menus.
  • Custom hole spacing in case you do not like the standard one.
  • Thickness can be customized, I can make the straps thicker or thinner on request.
  • If you do not like the triple folding on the short part of the strap I can make the strap.
    OEM style fold with the same thickness on both parts of the strap and a closed buckle loop.
  • Different colour of stitching. You can choose from threads in the picture below. I can use any of these threads on any of my straps.
Denim Blue strap with 0.8mm thread.
Cuoio II strap with 0.6mm thread.

What size are the holes on your straps ?
Size of the holes is 3mm if you order a strap with sewn in buckle, 4mm if you order the
strap with a removable screw in buckle. In case you order
a strap without buckle I will make the holes 4mm unless you request a different size.

Can you make straps for fixed lug watches?

Yes, I can make any strap from my range as an open ended strap for watches with
fixed lugs. On this type of strap there are hidden rivets (Chicago screws) which are only visible from the underside of the strap.

What is the difference between triple fold and OEM fold ?

Straps constructed with the historic triple fold technique have the short part of the
strap thicker due to the leather being folded in three layers. Triple folded straps also
have the buckle and the fixed keeper sitting together in one loop.

OEM fold is a more modern type of strap construction which makes both parts of the strap same thickness, also the fixed keeper and the buckle are placed in separate loops.

Hole spacing chart:

Length
Distance from lug end
to middle hole

Number of holes /
spacing
120mm67mm5/10mm
125mm70mm5/10mm
130mm72mm5/10mm
135mm72mm5/10mm
140mm75mm5/10mm
145mm77mm5/10mm
150mm80mm5/10mm
155mm82mm5/10mm
160mm85mm5/10mm

Wrist size chart:

Wrist size (mm)
Wrist size (inch)
Strap length (mm)
155/180mm6.1/7.1″120/70mm
160/190mm6.3/7.5″125/75mm
165/195mm6.5/7.7″130/75mm
170/200mm6.7/7.9″135/80mm
173/203mm6.8/8″140/80mm
180/210mm7.1/8.2″145/85mm
188/218mm7.4/8.6″150/90mm
200/230mm7.9/9″155/100mm
210/240mm8.2/9.5″160/110mm