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Forge & Craft

Forge & Craft

The Blacksmith-Labs differentiation are our ultra-durable metal alloy belt clips. Smartphone holsters, whether they are made out of plastic or leather, typically comes with a plastic belt clip or bent sheet metal belt clip. With the former, plastic do experience wear and tend to break over time. And with the latter, bent sheet metal belt clip are simple constructions that cannot withstand repeated force exerted in the same direction, and would deform the belt clip making it loose when worn on a belt.

 

Blacksmith-Labs 2017 Metal Alloy Belt Clip

With over a year of engineering, design, prototyping, and refinement, the Blacksmith-Labs 2017 all metal belt clip assembly is arguably the most complex smartphone belt clip ever created.  Thanks to the use of spring-loaded ball plungers, each swivel action is precise and clean.  Each belt clip assembly is hand assembled and qualified to be as rugged as it can be.  

Construction

Mating leather and metal, two fundamental materials that have been used for centuries by craftsman worldwide, Blacksmith-Labs products are set out to create a differences in a world of plastic and synthetic materials, preserving the long time heritage and traditions of craftsman.

Precise Machine Sewing Barrett 2017

Machine sewing is not necessarily lower in quality, but more like a different look and style. With the Blacksmith-Labs Barrett, finer stitch lines is achieved using precise machine sewing, which gives a more smooth polished look in contrast to the raw look of hand stitched Bruno.

Quality Assurance and Packaging

Prior to packaging, every Blacksmith-Labs leather holster is inspected in our Markham facility for damages, imperfection, metal alloy belt clip swivel and spring robustness, and more. Only when everything is up to the stringent standard of quality would the holster be packaged in the Blacksmith-Labs retail box, complete with an exterior sleeve holding the box in place.