Italian Leather & Africa May 13 2013



Another "Made in Texas" collection from Blake Jones.  Included are  tote bags, travel bags and more featuring embossed Elephant made from Italian leather hides. 


 Medium Size Tote Bags shown above. Large Size shown below


In smaller, very limited quantities, authentic Cape Buffalo from South Africa is also offered. The Cape Buffalo is tanned in South Africa and the color tone can vary considerably from hide to hide, so we cannot guarantee consistent coloration except in very small quantities. Despite this limitation, the Cape Buffalo is an exceptional leather for use in the production of luggage. Limited to special orders of very small quantities  that may have to be ordered from South Africa with a considerable amount of time required.


We currently use two types of hides for the "Cape of Africa" collection as cited above:

Cape Buffalo: ­ Authentic Cape Buffalo from South Africa. This is the real stuff!
Elephant (Italian Leather embossed with an Elephant pattern)
Elephant ­ Camel, Chocolate, Turquoise, Gray & Red
Cape Buffalo ­ Chocolate Brown & Coral (Red)
Leather handles & trim: Made in the USA bridle leather in ChestnutChocolate or Russet



Tote Bags

Large Size ­ Dimensions: 16" Width X 16" High x 5 1/2" Depth
Example above: embossed Elephant in Gray with Russet handles & trim
 (Single Color Only with bridle leather handles & trim)
Medium Size ( ­ Dimensions: 15" Width x 11" High x 5 1/2" Depth
Two Tone Version: 
Single Color using Two Tone Version Styling:
Single Color using Less labor intensive styling: 
Utility Box: Combination of Bridle Leather and either Cape Buffalo or Elephant from Leather King
 (Very Popular - hard to keep this one in stock)
Dimensions: 15" x 10.5" x 10.5" (includes exterior pockets)
Airport Bag: An original Leather King design utilizes Cape Buffalo or Embossed Elephant Italian Leather.
Our best selling Duffle bag. Cape Buffalo Chocolate shown below with Chocolate handles & trim, followed by a second Airport Bag made with embossed Elephant Italian leather in Chocolate Brown with Russet handles & trim.
Dimensions: 19 1/2" x 12 1/2" x 8"
Traditional Duffle: Another original Leather King design. This is our largest duffle bag. 
 Shown below: Authentic Cape Buffalo in Chocolate with Russet handles and trim.
Dimensions: 23" x 11" x 11"
Safari Bag: A great weekend trip bag. Pockets galore! padded shoulder strap, brass zipper closures, slip pockets too!
Shown below: Authentic Cape Buffalo in Chocolate with Russet handles and trim.
Dimensions: 16.5" x 12" x 9"

Dopp Kit : Shown below in Cape Buffalo - Chocolate with Russet bridle leather trim. Brass zipper, fully lined interior.
The classic toiletry bag in authentic Cape Buffalo from South Africa. Made in the USA. Also shown below 
is the Embossed Elephant version in Gray with Russet bridle leather trim.
Dimensions: 11.5" x 5.75" x 5"

Boot Bag: Cape Buffalo - Chocolate with Made in the USA Russet bridle leather trim. Will fit most standard boots.
Dimensions: 14.5" x 16" x 10"
Wine Tote: Holds two wine bottles. Foam interior for added protection. Shown below in Cape Buffalo - Chocolate and Embossed Elephant Red - Italian Leather.
Dimensions: 14" x 10" x 6"
Makeup Bag: Stores makeup for the ladies and provides a convenient pouch for the men to store things too!
Shown below in embossed Elephant - Gray with Russet bridle leather trim. Brass zipper closure.
Dimensions: 9" x 6.25"
Shotgun Case: The case shown below is done in Embossed Elephant Italian Leather in a striking Gray pattern. Leather trim is in Russet bridle leather Made in the USA. Interior lining is synthetic shearling for added protection. Brass roller buckle closure. 
Handle for easy transport. Custom handle in photo is optional add on. $30.00 extra. Also shown is same case being made at our factory.
Costs more when adding the custom hand woven rawhide handle shown in the photo.
Dimensions: 51" x 8"
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