Tibetan yak leather saddle bags

I finished a pair of these, and attendant acoutrements, just before Christmas–one for me, and one for John. So far I can’t take it out of the house without getting comments, and I hear he’s had the same experience–so it worked… While walking through Kanze in Kham (Tibet) with John and our friend Sandy, I spied what looked like some sweet leather work in a shop window. We went inside and it was quickly clear that it was some REALLY sweet leather work, and there was plenty more of it; we were in a leatherworking shop, and the owner/craftsman was[…]

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