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Game Changer

If you have followed us for a while, then you will have seen our blog post on the difference between handcrafted and handmade. There is a subtle yet fundamental difference in the definitions of these artisan-associated words. You can take a look at that blog here. For a long while Colville Leather has been priding itself as producing products that are handcrafted - ‘without a sewing machine in sight’. Now I am not talking about stepping up to factory level industry here, bringing it back into perspective, I am referring to one (utterly charming) sewing machine.  Colville Leather has a place for a sewing machine: whilst ‘handcrafted’ and ‘handmade’ are mutually exclusive, there is room for products of both definition...

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Personalisation Now Available!

Colville Leather’s pride is in producing quality hand crafted leather accessories. Now, as an added extra we also offer personalisation on Colville Leather products so you can anything from initials, a memorable date or a short message to make your Colville Leather accessory personal to you or a loved one.

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The Year 2020

Well what a crazy year it has been; correction:  what a crazy year it is. Who knew when we were toasting in the new year that buzz words of 2020 would include ‘social distancing’, that fashion accessories would include face masks and that life as we knew it in 2019 would quickly dissipate into a fond memory; the ‘new normal’ would take over and ‘happy birthday’ became much more than a tune just to serenade in your birthday cake.

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Christmas Markets In Devon

There is a quote circulating on Instagram and Facebook that you may have seen. I am not sure where it comes from, to give it credit but it says ‘when you buy from a small business an actual person does a little happy dance’. As we enter into the festive season, this is never more true.  It’s not easy, especially in this climate, with all the uncertainty around ‘you know what’, and the increase in costs. But what is constant is that when you buy from a maker, you will be greeted with a smile, a cheer and a rapport with a real person who is truly delighted that you have chosen their product to purchase and gift, whether to...

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6 advantages of a leather roll-top backpack

When shopping for a new backpack, each style has its advantages. From a rucksack with its numerous compartments and fastenings, to a drawstring bag for minimal, lightweight use. Each bag suits a diverse purpose.  You may have come across the leather roll-top backpack and wondered about its particular advantages. This style has grown in popularity and is a practical, versatile bag. The top opening of the bag rolls down (as the name suggests) and is then secured by a compression strap to keep it in place. Highly versatile, this backpack works equally well for high volume or low volume. A quick pop to the shops or a full day out.  Below we have outlined some of the key roll-top backpack...

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