It takes at least 5 years to fully train a new Ettinger craftsperson to make leather goods with our degree of sophistication.



Discover a world behind the Ettinger brand, from the people, the craft, the Ettinger leathers and more...


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Bridle Hide – 85 years of this unique collection

On its 85th birthday, we take a look at the historic saddlers and makers behind Ettinger’s signature Bridle Hide Collection.  

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The Making of a Wallet

Discover the intricate details of how our skilled craftspeople make our iconic Bridle Hide Coat Wallet

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Ettinger: One of the last true British leather goods manufacturers

Robert Ettinger had the pleasure of meeting a young journalist, Matt Barrowes. Robert and Matt talked about the Ettinger brand and about being one of the last British leather goods manufacturers. 

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How Ettinger Leather Ages

We believe in goods that last and become lifelong friends that can be passed down to the next generation. We take a look at Ettinger products that have been used and well looked after to show how the leather ages gaining a stunning patina along the way.

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Everything you need to know about goat leather

As the new Capra collection launches, we explain what’s so special about this high quality skin.

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Ettinger: a 1930s throwback

As we introduce the Capra Collection, crafted from goat leather, popular in the 1930s, we take a look at Ettinger’s first half century.

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Ettinger Factory welcomes the Grey Fox

Last month we had the pleasure of welcoming the Grey Fox, aka David Evans to our Ettinger Factory in Walsall. This is David's account on what he saw and learned from our skilled craftspeople. 

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Ettinger’s world (of wallets) tour

Europeans play it safe; Australians choose earthy tones; and the Americans favour a bold colour – we take a look at who likes what.

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Robert Ettinger’s Notes from South East Asia

Our Chairman and CEO, Robert Ettinger, shares his reflections from a recent trip to South East Asia and Dubai

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The woman (and dog) behind Ettinger’s quality pieces

The Journal heads to Ettinger's Walsall factory to meet the woman, and dog, managing the production of the company's perfect work