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Hand Forged Hide Workers Awl
Forging Craftsmanship from the Heart of Orkney: Hand-Forged Hide Worker's Awls with Spirals
Emanating from the rugged landscapes and rich heritage of Orkney, our Hand-Forged Hide Worker's Awls are a testament to the craftsmanship of the North. These tools, adorned with spirals, carry a deep symbolism that transcends the physicality of leatherworking.
Hide Workers Single Awl this is a single Hide Workers Awl hand forged from mild steel which is 98%+ pure iron. It features a spiral at the top
Hide Workers Twin Awls these are two twin Hide Workers Awls, hand forged from mild steel which is 98%+ pure iron. They feature a spiral at the top
Hide Workers Awl Gift Kit this gift kit features two twin Hide Workers Awls, hand forged from mild steel which is 98%+ pure iron. They feature a spiral at the top of each awl. The awls are then enclosed in a purpose built genuine leather pouch, designed to hold the awls safely and securely. The pouch closes with a hand made button, made from the horn of the rare and majestic Orkney Boreray Sheep.
Symbolic Spirals: Spirals are an ancient symbol representing the eternal cycles of life, growth, and transformation. In the heart of every spiral, you can feel the connection to the natural world and the rhythm of existence.
Tap into Tradition: Crafted in the North of Orkney, these hide worker's awls pay homage to centuries of tradition. They honour the lineage of artisans who have harnessed their creative spirit in the craft of hide processing.
Unveil the Spirit of the North: Each of these awls captures the essence of the North. The spirals embedded within the design echo the region's unique beauty, from the swirling sea to the windswept hills.
Transforming Raw Hides: Essential tools for hide processing, these awls create the necessary holes for securing hides to their frames. Their craftsmanship ensures precision and durability throughout the entire hide working journey.
Crafted in the land of ancient legends and breath-taking landscapes, our Hand-Forged Hide Worker's Awls bring a touch of Orkney's magic to your craft. Embrace tradition, honour symbolism, and elevate your leatherworking with these exquisite tools.
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International is a flat rate of £10 using Royal Mail 1st Class Tracked/Signed for