Abbey England have listened to their customers and are once again supporting the saddlery industry with reintroduction and introduction of two highly demanded tools.
Made by Abbey’s manufacturing division, the team have produced traditional Saddlers Pincers and two types of brass smashers.
Add a Pop of colour to your designs with our new Nappa Sheepskin.
Abbey has always stocked traditional leather colours, but this past month we have seen ourselves venture out and look for new and exciting colours which we can offer to our customers. The result? 6 eye popping rich colours of Nappa skins...
Sam Brown is a London based brand focusing on beautifully crafted leather goods and accessories. Operating from their Woolwich studio, they are driven by their ethos of sourcing and making everything in the UK. Their collection includes a range of leather bags that are hand cut and sewn from card templates, belts, accessories as well as offering customers a bespoke service. We caught up with Sam Brown’s Colette Barron to learn more about this great British brand….
After a brilliant response to the new Abbey England Saddlery Scholarship, apprentice Rachel Lok has been chosen as the winner and lucky recipient of £500 worth of workshop tools.
Scholarship winner Rachel, had her first taste of saddlery during a week long course, studying under Master Saddler David May and hasn’t looked back since. Rachel said “Saddlery brings together my passion for horses, my creativity and my enjoyment of crafts. I am delighted to win such a great scholarship from Abbey England, I am excited to start using the fantastic tools the prize money will get me and continue a lifetime of learning more within the saddlery industry.”
Abbey England is offering something different this year at BETA International on stand (G10.1). We will be holding two innovative ‘Ask the Experts’ talks in the field of leather and saddlery.
Richard Farrow along with Mike Dodd, Sales Director from Pittards, will talk on ‘Leather and Its Uses’ on Sunday 21st January at 10.30am and Monday 23rd January at 3pm. Richard is the former Managing Director of Sedgwick & Co which now forms part of the Clayton...
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