An extra thick and sturdy belt in 11oz tan harness leather with your choice of center bar buckle. It will age and darken beautifully over time.
**YOU MUST MEASURE YOUR BELT SIZE AND INCLUDE IT WITH YOUR ORDER. SEE BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS**
THE ONE STAR BELT - extra thick edition
11oz. in weight (thickness, equal to about 5mm), 1.25 inches in width, finished with a center bar buckle and a chicago screw. Chicago screws are removable, so if you later find an awesome belt buckle at a thrift store or in your uncle's attic that you want to use with your nicely-aged belt strap, you can change the buckle yourself easily with a flathead screwdriver. The edges are burnished and beveled for a smooth crisp feel.
The 5 holes are oval, making it easier to buckle this thick leather. This belt takes a good amount of time to wear in. It is intended for jeans and casual wear.
BELT MEASUREMENT ("SIZE" - ENTER ABOVE) - **IMPORTANT**
Each belt is custom sized. The measurement I need is *NOT* your pant size. Keep reading:
To determine your belt size, measure a current belt that fits you well. Measure the distance (in inches) from the hole you use most to the other end of the belt where the leather folds over the buckle (at the base of the buckle prong). You will probably notice that your belt size is a few inches larger than your pant size.
When you receive your belt, the middle of 5 holes will be 1" smaller than your measurement. This is to account for about 1" of stretch in the belt as it breaks in. After break-in, your given measurement should fall close to the middle hole. This is not an exact science and each piece of leather will break in slightly differently.
Remember to double check your belt measurement! I AM NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR MISTAKES IN MEASUREMENTS. The size you order is the size you will receive.
Custom sized belts are not returnable unless I made a mistake (in which case please contact me and I will correct it!).
BUCKLE OPTIONS - reference photo above
1. Octagonal Gunmetal Nickel
2. Octagonal Antique Brass
3. Octagonal Black
4. Rounded Matte Nickel
5. Rounded Antique Brass
9. Oval Nickel
10. Oval Brass
12. Rectangle Brass
13. Square Matte Nickel
You may order extra or alternate buckles by adding the following listing to your order and describing the extra buckle(s) of your choice in the notes section of your order. Be sure to add two to your order if you want two buckles, etc. https://www.etsy.com/listing/187385488
Superior quality Wickett & Craig harness leather will age wonderfully. This tan color will darken to a deep chestnut over time with use and exposure to UV light. This should be treated with One Star Leather Balm periodically to keep it looking its best: http://onestarleathergoods.com/products/#/leather-balm/
PERSONAL NOTE: I prefer this harness leather to the dry, "naked" natural veg leather because it will age similarly and this has some waxes and oils in it meaning it requires less application of balm or oil to prevent the leather from cracking and deteriorating. That's my two cents.
Our products are 100% handmade in our little garage workshop in California. No sewing machines, no assembly lines. Just top quality raw materials put together by hand. To learn more, check out Etsy's 2012 feature of my shop: http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/featured-shop-one-star-leather-goods/ And read more about my philosophy at http://onestarleathergoods.com/philosophy/
Proudly handmade in the U.S.A. by One Star Leather Goods. For more info visit onestarleathergoods.com
Buyers are responsible for all taxes, duties and customs fees.
All items ship in 1-5 business days, with the exception of belts. Belts are custom sized and ship in 1-2 weeks.
SHIPPING METHODS - USPS only, we do not ship via UPS or FedEx.
Default shipping: First Class Domestic and First Class International. This usually means a couple days or less to the west coast, 4-7 days to the east coast, and 5-14+ days to the rest of the world.
FYI: Tracking is not always updated reliably with First Class Mail. Also, tracking is not updated for First Class International mail once it leaves the USA. If you require international tracking, please upgrade to Priority Mail International.
RUSH SHIPPING OPTIONS - United States
Priority Mail - The biggest advantage to Priority Mail is that it includes insurance up to $100. Often this is worth the few extra bucks. It is very rare that a package gets damaged or lost, but it does happen. Priority Mail may speed deliver over regular First Class Mail by a day or two, especially effective to the east coast. Usually delivered in 1-3 days. Signature Confirmation available upon request. You can add this option at checkout.
Priority Mail Express - next day delivery to most Unites States addresses. Signature Confirmation available upon request. You can add this option at checkout.
RUSH SHIPPING OPTIONS - International
Priority Mail International. Usually 6-10 days worldwide. You can add this option at checkout.
Priority Mail Express International. Usually 3-5 days worldwide. You can add this option at checkout.