Leather is sometimes braided to create various design effects. This can be done for a wide range of applications, for example, making straps, or whips. Braiding leather has to be done manually and requires a high level of skill and practice.
Braided leather belt.
Braided leather handle in an older Mercedes.
BMW had braided seat covers.
One of the most beautiful leatherworks ever seen: Lancia Astura 4th Series Pinin Farina Cabriolet from 1939.
Braided leather handle of a handbag and a 100-year-old note book.
Braided leather bag.
Parchment pieces are often connected by a braid in lampshades.
Videos about braiding leather
Braiding of bicycle handles (in English).
More information on how to provide leather with designs
- Leather strips - Leather laces - Leather straps
- Perforated leather
- Hole punching
- Embossed leather
- Carving leather
- Laser engraving - Laser cutting leather
- Leather seams
- Leather imprint
- Formed leather
- Painting on leather
- Leather tattoo
- Glued leather strips
- Leather etching & engraving
- Burning designs on leather