Sold out until Feb 2019
Oak Bark tanned leather Roam camera bag that will age beautifully, and become full of character on your travels. Equally useful as an everyday bag, this camera bag fits the basic essentials you need when out capturing the city or the wilderness. This leather comes from the last remaining Oak Bark tannery in the UK who choose the best local hides and treat them in a sustainable process using natural products, Show it some love!
- Also available in canvas Teal, Slate & Tobacco
- Oak bark tanned English Leather from Devon (see about tab for more info)
- Crafted in Wales exclusively for The Future Kept by Rural Kind
- Fits a full-size DSLR (5D + 24-70 lens) and extra lens or small flash
- Soft 100% wool felt liner to keep your camera cosy
- Bag dimensions: 30cm x 22cm x 11cm, adjustable strap
We worked with Rural Kind to create a unique, yet simple camera bag destined to become your go-to for many years. With us both being avid photographers who carry our cameras daily, we feel this is perfect for people of all different photography styles, who demand a bag that is simple, functional, durable and beautiful in design.
Oak bark tannage is a long, gentle process that protects the natural fibres of the hide unlike modern tanning methods. This leather comes from the last remaining Oak Bark tannery in the UK who choose the best local hides and treat them in a sustainable process using natural products, leaving the character in the hides, making no two pieces the same. It takes 14 months to produce each piece of leather. The result is leather that is unrivalled; hardwearing, strong and with a distinctive colours. We believe the quality and luxury of our leather is testimony to the unique tanning methods and the skilled craftsmanship with which every piece of leather is treated.
When this leather is new and fresh it can have white patches on it known as bloom. Don't fret is just some of the waxes that are used to treat the leather coming to the surface. With a little buffing the white patches will disappear (partly wiped off the surface, and partly working it back into the leather), and the idea of the felt square attached to the leather tag is for buffing if needed. With some reasonably gentle circular motions, it works a treat!
Mike and Nia, are the husband and wife team behind Rural Kind, designers, and makers of simple, functional and gently rugged carry goods. They create goods that can be used day in, day out and that will last for a really, really long time. Goods that are well made with carefully sourced, super quality materials. At the core of their designs is a love of simple clean lines, considered detailing, and (above all else), functionality.
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