Featured Designer: Lydia Riley

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Lydia Riley is a collection of timeless contemporary leather accessories. Driven by a love of traditional crafts, Lydia has created a beautiful range of small leather accessories using the skills of years gone by – each piece is made from Italian Vegetable Tanned Leather. With an understated aesthetic the focus is on a high level of craftsmanship to ensure the pieces last a long time and will ultimately take on their own character and age.

Lydia completed a course in 2011 at the Cumbria School of Saddlery to learn the traditional leather-working skills from a master saddler. Here she learned how to cut, stitch and finish the leather by hand. In 2013 she returned to Cumbria to attend a Leather Box and Case making course learning further traditional techniques.

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