Lithe Premium uses 2 kinds of carefully selected leather. By devising new techniques of assembling, we were successful in making it fit the body better and decreasing the stress to the body caused by the weight of t he instrument to the minimum.
The player can appreciate the comfortable fit and enjoy the rich tone it helps to create the moment the strap is on. The color of the leather improves with use to add a superior luster.
Breathtaking Strap Lithe Premium
Front side leather
The best quality Italian tanned leather made by the traditional ※Vachetta method. This leather is known for both its elasticity and distinctive smoothness.
※A traditional Italian method of leather making that takes labor and time, in which the rawhide is vegetable-tanned and slowly oiled. Succeeded by only a few leather dressers in Florence.
Leather used for clothing that is soft and gentle against the skin. （Same leather as regular Lithe.）
Our veteran craftsmen employ ingenuity in many places in order to make the best use of the smoothness of the top quality leather. As always, each part is carefully handmade.