The Apache Satchel Bag is made in genuine Buff Crazy Horse Leather to give a worn looking but hard wearing finish.
Size: 23 x 30 x 8cm
How is it made of?
Crazy horse leather which also can be referred as saddle leather is made by applying a special kind of wax to a full grain leather surface that has been smoothed out. The wax enhances the leather fibers and that way when they are scratched or rubbed, the leather's natural color changes its shade that gives the antique, vintage appearance.
Why is it called the Crazy horse leather?
Crazy horse leather does not come from horses rather it got the name because this type of leather is very popular with horse saddles, it may be referred as saddle leather.
Why does the crazy horse leather feels 'waxy'? and looks like it has scratches on it.
The process of making the crazy horse leather is by applying a wax to the leather which creates an unique effect just by giving it a little rubs and scratches, it will cause small changes to the material's shade and appearance. This gives it a unique rustic, vintage look which ages beautifully over time. Naturally through wear and tear, the crazy horse will become leave scratches, the scratched areas and rubbed areas that show the changes in the shades of colors truly reflects to the vintage look.
Advantages of crazy horse leather
Crazy horse leather are durable, strong, and of course its gives an unique look and feel which combines luxury and antique touch. With the wax applied to the leather, it protects the leather with water resistant and makes it more durable.