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Why I don't do Black Friday

Posted by Aiman Sagatova on

Why I don't do Black Friday

Another year and another Black Friday is here. And it feels sometimes bigger than ever, some of my customers even expected that I run discounts for Black Friday. Unfortunately, this is not a case. I thought to explain why. 

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The Kazakh game of Kyz Kuu (when traditions inspire)

Posted by Aiman Sagatova on

The Kazakh game of Kyz Kuu (when traditions inspire)

In Central Asia, there is an interesting equestrian game called "Kyz Kuu". It combines elements of romance and Kazakh tradition. "Kyz Kuu" literally means - catch the girl. This traditional nomadic horse race had a slightly different purpose from other games such as Kokpar. In my childhood, I found this part of the racing day the most fascinating and interesting.  Essentially this game was a kiss chase on the horseback. A woman sets off on a horse at a gallop. After a small delay, a man, also on horseback gallops after her. The aim of the game is to catch the...

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Botswana Pink Agate - Handmade leather bracelet with natural stone

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Botswana Pink Agate - Handmade leather bracelet with natural stone

I would like to show my latest commission work. It is the leather bracelet with a hand-tooled design and beautiful Botswana pink agate as the centerpiece.  I love working with natural stones, they are never repeating themselves, their cut and patterns are always unique, which make them perfect to work with and create one of a kind leather items. Agates are grounding stones, bringing about an emotional, physical and intellectual balance. They aid in centering and stabilizing physical energy. Agates are so universal and come in varieties. Pink agate improves the balance of heart chakra ANAHATA, just like green agate. If you have a broken...

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Farnham Artisan Market in the Vineyard Centre

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Farnham Artisan Market in the Vineyard Centre

I would like to invite you to Farnham Artisan Market in the Vineyard Centre on Union Road in Farnham, Surrey GU9 7PT.Local artisans and crafters are holding it as a fundraising venture for Farnham ASSIST charity (A Christian organization supporting older people). I will be taking part in that event as the local leatherworker, crafter and artisan. I think attending this market is a good idea to get into the festive spirit at the start of the Christmas season, you will also have a chance to buy Christmas presents for relatives and friends.Please visit my website, some of items from...

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Custom made orders for leatherwork and leather projects

Posted by Aiman Sagatova on

Custom made orders for leatherwork and leather projects

Sometimes we receive orders that are not ordinary, and customer wants something in particular style with his sizing and colour schemes. Kazakhsha Leather Art Studio is able to deliver such projects. We serve not only handbags lovers, but also subculture people.  We have experience in making leather patches for biker leather jackets, special costume attire for special events and cosplay people.  If you want to order something special for yourself feel free to contact and we can discuss your project in detail. We ship world wide.     

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