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Belt with Removable Buckle – Alaska Salmon Leather

Estimated delivery is now in 3-5 business days.
This one-of-a-kind rugged belt comes with an exchangeable buckle, is made with our sustainable wild Alaska Salmon Leather outer, and a durable organic canvas lining on the inside.
The riveted in place high-grade steel ‘snaps’ ensure your belt buckle stays in place, and makes changing the buckle a breeze.
Your belt should be built to last, which is why we used high-grade steel grommets that are also made in the USA.
You can customize your salmon leather belt quickly and easily with by adding your own buckle.
At 1.5 inches wide, this belt is made to make an impression.
Comes with a made in the USA bronze buckle shown in the pictures.
100% handmade in the USA.  Even the recycled cardboard packaging is made here.
Each salmon leather piece is tanned for 3 weeks in our innovative and eco-friendly vegetable based tanning process.
FOR SIZING: Choose from sizes: 28, 32, 36, 40, 44 inches.
If your waist size falls in between any two sizes, please round to the nearest size. If you fall right in the middle of 2 sizes, for example, if you wear 34 inch waist pants, please select size 36 for your salmon leather belt. All of the belts come with 6 grommet enforced holes for simple size adjustability. 
*Available in Brown, Silver, Charcoal, Blue. 
Why Alaska Salmon?
When we set out to upcycle ocean byproducts, we did not just want to reduce waste.  We wanted to encourage sustainable fishing practices by adding value to the waste of fisheries managed sustainably.
Alaska is the only state in the nation with a constitutional mandate that all fish be harvested on a sustainable yield principal.  All 5 species of Alaska Salmon are certified as sustainable under multiple 3rd party certification programs, including the Marine Stewardship Council and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.
Our vegetable tanned Alaska Salmon Leather is made from Alaskan Sockeye (often called Red) Salmon.
Our Salmon Leather
Our 3 week tanning process produces an amazingly durable aquatic leather with a subtle glossy finish.
The first step in the tanning process includes removing all the natural fish oils. Then we start to add a series of tanning oils that are very similar to what is used in vegetable tanned cow leather. This makes the scent resemble vegetable tanned cow leather, there is no fish odor.
Most aquatic tanning formulas contain chemicals such as formaldehyde and/or chrome based chemicals.
We worked with chemists for over a year to develop a sustainable way to produce just as durable of a product, but with all vegetable based tanning oils.
 How durable is Alaska Salmon Leather?
Our aquatic tanning expert Mike Ban founded the first Alaskan aquatic tannery back in the late 80’s.  Some of his products are still around today!
 

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