LABOURofART

LABOUR OF ART Unique Leather Goods

Utrecht, The Netherlands On Etsy since 2014

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LABOURofART

LABOUR OF ART Unique Leather Goods

Utrecht, The Netherlands | 182 Sales

Announcement    I create unique Leather Bags that carry DREAMS, IDEAS and STORIES.

Unfortunately I can not only offer worldwide or free shipping since various postal services can not cope with the situation caused by Corona; only domestic deliveries within The Netherlands are currently possible.
Thanx for jnderstanding, keep in touch and stay safe!

Announcement

Last updated on Jul 3, 2020

I create unique Leather Bags that carry DREAMS, IDEAS and STORIES.

Unfortunately I can not only offer worldwide or free shipping since various postal services can not cope with the situation caused by Corona; only domestic deliveries within The Netherlands are currently possible.
Thanx for jnderstanding, keep in touch and stay safe!

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Katia

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5 out of 5 stars
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quality 18 shipping 15 customer service 10

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pure and simple pale nude toebag with adjustable, buckled double handles versus a colourful painting from fellow etsy seller @playartutrecht
smooth black totebag with cognac coloured bridle handles; fits the fox paintings by fellow etsy seller @playartutrecht
Thank you for the honours @etsy - I always aim to send off my unique leather handbags within 24 hours, as I a want my designs to reach their destination as quickly as possible!
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About LABOURofART

Sales 182
On Etsy since 2014

Due to COVID-19 DHL and postnl are overloaded and can’t cope with the demands. International deliveries take at least 4-6 weeks from The Netherlands

Put your childhood in a bag and play!
Surrounded by wood, water, greenery and all the extraordinary elements of industrial sites, I grew to love the interesting patterns that nature and construction had to offer. These elements have informed how I design today and the materials I use. The raw edges and floating shapes of my bags might resemble the hills, a stream or the clouds. This is my way of expressing the beauty of life when I cannot put it into words.

Shop members

  • Katia

    Designer, Make Art, Owner

    My background is Design within a Fine Art context, that evolved in Craft and working with Leather. I explore ideas through making and play with leather and other materials for manufacturing Bags&Accessories. My atelier is in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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Last updated on Mar 7, 2020
Frequently asked questions
How is the leather sourced?

Low emission is important for me, therefore I use mainly cow-hide from Europe, especially from the Bavarian Alpes in the south of Germany. The hides come from small farmers around that area, where cows stay on the Alms from spring till autumn.

What grade of leather do you use?

I use Full Grain cow-hide, which is high quality leather, the strongest and most durable part of the hide. The surface has not been sanded, buffed or snuffed, which means it displays the natural markings and grain characteristics. These are incorporated into my designs and therefore make every item unique.

What tanning agents are used?

For environmental and health reasons I use leather that is treated in Europe and under strict regulations. Semi Anilline tanning and Aniline / Vegetable tanning. The latter with valonea tanning agent and therefore chrome free and allergy friendly.

Return Policies

You can return the item during 14 days, unless the good is still in unused and condition as I sent it. It is the buyers responsibility to pay the return costs and pack safely. After receiving and checking the item, I will return the amount you have payed for the returned good(s), excluding the original shipping costs. This will happen via the same way, you have purchased the item. Please allow 14 days until the money is in your bank

Link to online Dispute Resolution:

http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/

https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/odr/main/index.cfm?event=main.home.show&lng=DE

Sizing details

Measurements are given in cm and transferred to inches. I always use the outside width, hight and depth. Find detailed information on what items might fit into the bag or case with the description, photos with props. If still in doubt, do not hesitate to ask by sending a convo! Please note that all items are made from a natural product and by hand and therefore irregularities are part of the charmful, manufacturing process.

Custom and personalised orders

I do not customise for various reasons.
• The Leather suppliers which fullfill my demands on eco friendly, vegetable tanned European hides aren’t closeby.
• I only stock as needed for current collection to avoid surplus leftovers, and cutting costs in storing valuable materials.
• Every new design challenges material and perfect excecution which is a time consuming matter I would gave to charge for.