Three generations in the making.

A leather legacy, an ancient craft, passed down from father to son, from one generation to the next.

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Timeless leather goods, handmade one at a time.

We focus our attention on the individual details. No short cuts and no lasers, just good old fashioned elbow grease.

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MAKE Sustainable Choices.

We guaranty each piece is sustainably crafted to perfection with the enviorment in mind both in tanning our leather and manufacturing.


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Handcrafted Since 1959

Make Smith leather goods are proudly manufactured in Santa Barbara, CA. We strive to make high-qulaity goods that will last a life-time utilizing envionmentally friendly materials that are sustainably produced. We source our leather from a family run tannery in Napa, CA.



  • Wickett & Craig Vegetable Tanning

     "Veg-tanning is a natural, eco-friendly process..."

    We thought we would share a little history and shed transparency around the high quality English Bridal leather we use in our prodcuts. We have been using Wickett & Craig English Bridle leather for all of our belts, key chains and bag strapping. Labor-intensive and incredibly appealing, English Bridle is a traditional leather with a variety of uses, from classic equestrian gear to high-end leather goods. Drum dyed and hot stuffed, English Bridle is smooth, flexible yet durable. 

    Founded in 1867, Wickett & Craig is a world premiere vegetable tannery. A labor-intensive method that requires skilled workers, veg-tanning is a natural, eco-friendly process that produces deep-colored leathers of superior quality. We’ve been perfecting the art of leather making for more than a 150 years. Watch the story of our company.


    Wickett & Craig | Superior Leather Since 1867 from Wickett & Craig on Vimeo.


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