Lifetime Leather tote bags are enhanced with copper and brass rivets, magnetic clasps and antique-colored brass zippers. Larger products include crossbody purses, fanny packs, ladies rucksacks and messenger and duffle bags. Arizona Company was founded on True Grit and Talent By Lynn Ascrizzi When times are tough, sheer inspiration, like an angel of grace, can come unbidden at the most unexpected moments — even though it might first appear in the guise of a discarded
Applying Blackrock Leather 'N' Rich to a boot will not only clean and condition it but will add a waterproof layer and beautiful sheen. Preserving Leather for Generations By Danna Burns-Shaw Family Business Family businesses are the backbone of the American economy. Did you know that the greatest part of America’s wealth lies with family-owned businesses, and, that small family businesses employ just over half of US workers? Family businesses have a deep-seated culture, founded with core values. They
Old School Meets New School By Nick Pernokas Matt Foster wasn’t always in the leather business. He started out as a loan officer in a bank, but he was looking for a more satisfying path. Matt’s brother had been working for some leather companies in California and Matt was intrigued by the leather business. The pair joined forces and formed a leather sales company called Stevenson Paxton in 1985. They opened stores in Arlington, Texas, and Sheridan, Wyoming. “The leather
A Supernatural Natural By Gene Fowler Natural talent has a knack for finding its way to the gallery or stage, especially when it operates in Shakespeare’s context of “all the world.” Many, if not most, of the leathercraft artists I’ve spoken with began drawing or practicing some other form of the visual arts in their youth. It was kind of like breathing for them; it was something they just did.