For design reasons, leather is sometimes braided. This can be done for a wide range of applications. As straps, as leather surface or as a whip. Braiding leather is hard work, since it is mostly manual work.
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
- 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