Black Cherry Leather Messenger Bag

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Cherry messenger bag.jpg

Black Cherry Leather Messenger Bag

175.00

This messenger bag is a fan favorite, just the right size for your daily necessities and guaranteed to stand out in a crowd.  Handcrafted in scrumptious black cherry shrunken bison by a local Maine artisan, this bag will be your go-to for years to come.

Each piece is unique and slightly different in texture & feel because we work with a natural product.   Trying to use as much of the hide as possible, we use the small natural markings knowing they enhance the beauty of the product. This bag has some great and unique marks on the leather!

-Inner leather pocket: 9" x 9"
-Key Lanyard
-Natural unlined--minimalist design
-Brass buckle closure on front of bag
-Adjustable strap -- Harness leather--can use as a crossbody bag or just hang off your shoulder
-Shoulder strap drop 19" and adjustable to 24", brass buckle
-Approx: 12"H x 3.5"D x 10"W
-Copper fittings
-Solid brass fittings
-Outer Bison is naturally water resistant

Handcrafted leather goods that are functional, durable, and timeless in design.
Made in USA
Made by Peter & Laurie in beautiful Arundel, Maine!


Tips to help maintain your leather's health:

These tips should help you maintain your leather's health, while letting its history develop and show.
Tip #1 If leather gets too wet: Dry it slowly, aim for room temperature drying with gentle air rather than direct heat. Speed drying leather changes its chemical structure and will turn into stiff crinkled chaos. As leather will remember the shape it was when wet, keep it in the shape you want it to end up.
Tip #2 If leather gets too dry: Rub something moist into it; pick a light natural leather cream that doesn't have coloring in it. 
Tip #3 If leather gets dirty: Just use a damp cloth; you don't want to be putting any soaps etc. on the leather's surface.
Tip #4 Leather stretches out, but not back: If you overfill a bag, it will never really return to its former shape. If you stretch a leather bag when wet or very humid, it will move even faster so aiming to carry the right amount will help maintain it's original shape.
Tip #5 Your leather needs to breath, so please don't wrap it in plastic. Allowing the bag some ventilation will prevent any trapped moisture that could damage the leather.

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