Talented leather artisan Kara Ginther creates beautifully carved Brooks saddles. The intricately leather engraved bicycle seats are created in various colors, styles and types of hide.
Leather Engraved Bicycle Seats
She turns a ‘blank slate’ into a unique and functional piece of art, embellishing it with imagery that encompasses everything from western, nautical and nordic styles to floral, graphic and patterned ones. Take a look at the examples below.
Nautical 2 (private commission):
Limited edition of 20 for London’s Tweed Run:
Artifact and Herringbone for a tandem bike:
Thistle (private commission):
A paisley inspired design for Ahren of Banjo Cycles:
for Black Sheep:
For Topanga Creek Bicycles:
Kara Ginther also carves boots, luggage and more. To order your own custom engraved bike seat, visit here
all images courtesy of the artist