Handmade leather dog collars are a great way to give your four-legged friend something special and unique that she’s not likely to chew up. Leather is a high quality material that will stand up to the strain and abuse that’s sometimes doled out on collars simply because they are worn by Fido. With such a wide variety of colors and styles available, it is easy to see why so many dog lovers drop some cash on these unique items. When making your selection, just keep in mind the size of your dog, including the circumference of her neck. Below are some creative selections to consider.
Made of handmade beaded leather, these colorful Maasai Designer Dog Collars include both leatherwork and beadwork. Each one is a handcrafted piece of traditional African art. The leather used is 100 percent genuine leather, and the buckle is made of brass. The collar is only about a half inch thick, but those who have purchased this product say it is very well made.
The non-profit organization Amnesty International sells a number of handmade leather dog collars to raise funds for their work in various countries like Peru. The collars are typically made by people living in the communities the money is going to support. A number of styles and colors are available.
If you’d prefer a more basic-looking leather collar, the Fashion Tool Leather Custom Dog Collar by Country Brook Design Inc is a good choice that comes without the fancier designs of others but instead gives your dog an added touch of sophistication. Each features a subtle pattern engrained into the leather as well as a stylish metal side-release buckle, and can be made to fit dogs sized small to extra large.
The Serpentine Large Black Leather Green Stone Dog Crystal Pet Collar 18.5″ by Sheila Satin is certainly one-of-a-kind, so if you’re looking for something more unique then this might be just what you’re after. It is adorned with a set of genuine crystal healing stones and other natural elements said to help detoxify your dog’s body. The collar itself is made from black leather and fits neck sizes 13″ to 17″.
Made by Leather Brothers, the Deer Tan Handmade Latigo Leather Collar comes with a matching lead. It’s perfect for dog shows or those who have a very well behaved dog and want a high quality collar and leash set. It probably isn’t a good idea for those with a dog that pulls on the leash constantly.