Why we use Wickett & Craig Leather


Quality of Leather: Wickett & Craig is renowned for producing top-quality leather. Bridle leather, in particular, is known for its strength, durability, and ability to age beautifully. The tanning process used by Wickett & Craig results in leather that is smooth, flexible, and has a rich color.

Vegetable Tanning: Wickett & Craig specializes in vegetable-tanned leather. Vegetable tanning is a traditional and environmentally friendly process that uses tannins found in plant matter to create durable and hard-wearing leather. This method is favored by us for its natural look and feel.

Consistency: We appreciate the consistency in Wickett & Craig’s products. This consistency ensures that we can rely on the quality of the leather from one batch to the next, allowing for predictability in our work.

Tradition and Reputation: Wickett & Craig has a long history in the leather industry, dating back to 1867. The tannery’s reputation for producing high-quality leather has been built over many years, making it a trusted choice for us.

Support for Local Businesses: At HAWG Leather Goods we prefer to support domestic or local businesses, and Wickett & Craig is based in the United States. Choosing their products can align with a commitment to supporting local industries.