CROOTS – England: a factory visit

CROOTS – England is a manufacturer of traditionally-made hand-crafted sporting accessories and high quality sporting luggage. The company was founded by John Smith and his wife Margaret in the 1970s. The Croots Factory is located in Malton, North Yorkshire. Croots uses only natural, vegetable tanned hides of european origin, heavy duty solid brass buckles and fittings, swiss made quality zippers and natural sewing threads. Handmade in England by dedicated craftsmen and women.


a Cartridge bag gets hand waxed.

English Bridle leather: wax is applied by hand.

half finished gun slips.

the final stitch on a gun slip, done by hand.

a vintage full leather gun slip sent in for repairs.

cutting tools.

leather binding.

vegetable tanned shoulders.

Introducing CROOTS – England

CROOTS is a manufacturer of traditional british hunting & fishermen gear, sporting luggage and accessories founded in the 1970s.  Recently Croots introduced a new range of bags, luggage and accessories made fully out of natural, high quality vegetable tanned leathers and using only solid brass buckles and fittings, quality swiss-made zips and natural sewing threads.  Produced by skilled and experienced dedicated craftsmen (and women) in Malton, North Yorkshire. Croots pride themselves in combining the best of English workmanship with the finest of traditionally made materials to produce objects of timeless beauty. Luxury leather luggage – handmade in England.

We are happy to add this beautiful line of goods to our range from January onwards.

The collection will be shown at Pitti, Florence (Stand 16 at SALA ALFA, Central Pavillion), Bread&Butter, Berlin (Fire Dept. Stand FD17), the local order shows and in our showroom. Please contact us for details and an appointment.

Tanner Goods

from Portland, Oregon famous for their sturdy and good looking belts also offer a range of small leather goods all made in their own studio in the Northwest:

the Cardholder, good for creditcards, bills and business cards. Constructed from 3,5 oz Horween Chromexcel leather.

in colour Natural and how nice it ages.

the Camera Strap. Constructed from 5,5 oz Horween Chromexcel leather.

the Double Wrap Wristband with genuine 925 silver clasp, unpolished.

the Key Lanyard in 9-10 oz vegetable tanned English bridle leather..

the Cardholder and the Key lanyard.

the Sunglass Case in 5,5 oz Horween Chromexcel leather.

the Linen Notebook, 48 pages graph paper, available in 5 colours with the Tanner Goods # 2 pencil, hand stamped with the Tanner Goods Logo.

the Tanner Goods Coaster Set, made in9-10 oz English bridle leather. After one year of use. Park your whiskey tumbler in style.

The Waxed Canvas Tote in Blaze Orange (unfortunately exclusively avaialable only in the U.S. via the TG website), made from 10 oz waxed canvas with English bridle leather handles and accents.

the same tote filled with mushrooms.