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When You Buy Handmade

buying handmade you're supporting an artist
When you buy handmade you're feeding the belly and the soul of an artist and supporting her passion and gifts. You are not lining the already full pockets of a CEO and shareholders. 


It Never Grows Old

It Never Grows Old

It's been 13 years and I'm still completely fascinated and amazed by the process of creating with leather. Each and every time I am in the midst of a project, I look at it and think...

Product Video - ZANTA Leather Neckpiece, African Inspired Tribal Necklace, Basketweave Collar

Product Video - ZANTA Leather Neckpiece, African Inspired Tribal Necklace, Basketweave Collar

Hours and hours and hours and hours and hours. This is not your ordinary weave. The design is intricate & the execution is quite difficult. Each cut has to be precise otherwise it's a complete fail. Hand-lacing, 3 layers of fringe, 6-strand hand braided ties, tassels, African beads - this piece takes up to 20 hrs to complete.

◘ Z A N T A ◘ [beautiful]

A design inspired by the ceremonial neck-pieces of some of Africa's greatest tribal warriors.

Available in many colors and color...


Dragon Eye Luggage Tag ~ For a DRAAK Dragon Scales Dice Bag

Sometimes I get asked to create a piece and I'm given free reign to do so. Often times, I'll get a vision for the design but that design unfortunately does not come with instructions - so - I have to invent and figure it out as I go. 

I had a recent request from the same customer who purchased a couple of my DRAAK Dragon Scales Dice Bags (video links below). Her son almost lost his so she wanted...


1,000 Etsy Sales Milestone

1,000 Etsy Sales Milestone

An "I just made 1,000 sales on Etsy" celebratory selfie!! I'm standing in front of the very first Sexy Skins Leather banner we ever had.