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Leather Steampunk Flash Cowl. Ready to ship!

Leather Steampunk Flash Cowl. Ready to ship!

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$349.95

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: 6 to 7 oz leather, solid brass hardware
  • Favorited by: 42 people
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From Santa Fe, TN

Description

Over the last year, in order to expand my portfolio I have made a wide variety of cowls. My initial intent was to keep them, but they’re taking up precious, needed space and it’s time for them to find new homes.

This is a one of a kind cowl. I may make similar pieces in the future, but changes will be made and no others exactly like this one will ever be made. This cowl is hand sewn in 6-7oz vegetable tanned leather, dyed a deep red and finished with a satin top coat. The wings were design and custom built by myself and are crafted of solid brass.

Rear lacing makes it suitable for a wide range of sizes, but it’s best suited for heads in the 23” range (it is easily padded up to sit smaller heads).

It comes with the display stand shown.

This is a one of a kind cowl, no others will be made! Get it while you can!

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Payment types: I accept Paypal, credit/debit cards and Etsy gift cards.

Multiple payment option: On request I do offer multiple payment slots for any order over $150, contact me and we can work out payment amounts and frequency.
On custom orders I treat multiple payments in the same way as a single payment, construction begins once the full amount has been paid, this is also my policy on multiple in stock items if shipping has been bundled.
Full payment on multi pay orders is expected within 90 days of the first payment and is non refundable. To clarify, if you cancel your order at any time after the first payment then your money will not be returned.

Returns & exchanges

I offer refunds due to shipping damage and loss only. Exchanges are available under certain conditions, but I do not offer exchanges due to fitment issues. I make sure to supply all pertinent measurements for ready to ship items and list all needed measurements for custom pieces, it is the responsibility of the buyer to make sure that their measurements are accurate.

Shipping policies

Most orders for in stock items which are placed before 9:00 pm Sunday-Friday will ship next day.

Additional policies

The vast majority of the leather I use is of vegetable tannage. Please note, veg tan leather is prone to darkening with UV exposure, this is not a defect, this is simply the nature of the material.

I try to use natural dyes whenever possible, however, I have recieved several leather lots in which the tannage is a touch off causing the leather to react oddly to those dyes forcing me to resort to factory made dyes. As such, I cannot guarantee that the item you order will be dyed with all natural materials.

The natural dyes I use are from traditional recipes and are hand made by myself from all natural, eco friendly ingredients. From time to time these dyes retain an odor after application, the black dye I use is especially prone to this, the smell is not harmful and will dissipate with time. Dissipation can be sped up by placing the item in direct sunlight in a warm breezy area.

The brown dye I use is made from locally harvested black walnuts and is based on a traditional recipe dating from the late 17th century. The darkness of this dye is reliant on the leather it is used on, one hide may achieve a deep dark brown while another will be a few shades lighter with a reddish undertone. This dye also brings out the natural imperfections contained in the leather causing them to darken and giving the piece a rustic, used look. This dye, much like the vegetable tanned leather I use, is light reactive and will darken with exposure to sunlight and UV lights such as florescent lighting. In some cases this change can occur quickly, in direct summer sunlight the dye can darken noticeably in a matter of hours. This should not be considered a defect, it is simply the nature of the dye.

The black dye I use is based on a 19th century recipe, though variations can be found dating as far back as 78 CE in the writings of Pliny the Elder. This dye gives a deep, rich black color which, depending on the leather, may have a bluish undertone. Though most people refer to it as a dye, in reality it is a chemical reagent which causes the leather to undergo a change at the molecular level. In most cases this dye leaves the leather “struck through”, meaning that the dye goes through to the core as opposed to simply soaking into the surface like store bought dyes. Unlike other black dyes, this dye will not rub off or transfer to clothing. This dye utilizes vinegar in its mixture, the smell of which may stick around for some time, as stated above, a bit of time in the sun will cause this smell to dissipate faster.

Custom colors: if custom colors are requested I will do my best to match the reference that you provide. However, it is important to remember that not only do colors vary from monitor to monitor, but also individuals perceive colors in differing ways. Again, I will do my best to match what I am given, but please expect some variations.

Brass hardware info: Unless otherwise noted all of the brass buckles, rings and rivets used on my products are solid brass or bronze. I abhor brass plated hardware and do everything I can to avoid using it.
The vast majority of the leather I use is of vegetable tannage. Please note, veg tan leather is prone to darkening with UV exposure, this is not a defect, this is simply the nature of the material.

I try to use natural dyes whenever possible, however, I have recieved several leather lots in which the tannage is a touch off causing the leather to react oddly to those dyes forcing me to resort to factory made dyes. As such, I cannot guarantee that the item you order will be dyed with all natural materials.

The natural dyes I use are from traditional recipes and are hand made by myself from all natural, eco friendly ingredients. From time to time these dyes retain an odor after application, the black dye I use is especially prone to this, the smell is not harmful and will dissipate with time. Dissipation can be sped up by placing the item in direct sunlight in a warm breezy area.

The brown dye I use is made from locally harvested black walnuts and is based on a traditional recipe dating from the late 17th century. The darkness of this dye is reliant on the leather it is used on, one hide may achieve a deep dark brown while another will be a few shades lighter with a reddish undertone. This dye also brings out the natural imperfections contained in the leather causing them to darken and giving the piece a rustic, used look. This dye, much like the vegetable tanned leather I use, is light reactive and will darken with exposure to sunlight and UV lights such as florescent lighting. In some cases this change can occur quickly, in direct summer sunlight the dye can darken noticeably in a matter of hours. This should not be considered a defect, it is simply the nature of the dye.

The black dye I use is based on a 19th century recipe, though variations can be found dating as far back as 78 CE in the writings of Pliny the Elder. This dye gives a deep, rich black color which, depending on the leather, may have a bluish undertone. Though most people refer to it as a dye, in reality it is a chemical reagent which causes the leather to undergo a change at the molecular level. In most cases this dye leaves the leather “struck through”, meaning that the dye goes through to the core as opposed to simply soaking into the surface like store bought dyes. Unlike other black dyes, this dye will not rub off or transfer to clothing. This dye utilizes vinegar in its mixture, the smell of which may stick around for some time, as stated above, a bit of time in the sun will cause this smell to dissipate faster.

Custom colors: if custom colors are requested I will do my best to match the reference that you provide. However, it is important to remember that not only do colors vary from monitor to monitor, but also individuals perceive colors in differing ways. Again, I will do my best to match what I am given, but please expect some variations.

Brass hardware info: Unless otherwise noted all of the brass buckles, rings and rivets used on my products are solid brass or bronze. I abhor brass plated hardware and do everything I can to avoid using it.

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