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By Isaac Childs
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About this project

 

 

 

 

 

About Rustico

Rustico was founded when Isaac Childs and a few friends began on a journey to create a better journal. 

Today Rustico is a team of artisans from all around the world (over 10 different countries) and we make all of our leather goods in Utah by hand. We hold two principles incredibly close: (1) make high-quality leather goods in an environmentally friendly way and (2) get outside and live life fully.

The Rustico men's leather belt has been a developing product for quite a while now. We decided to release it here on Kickstarter because it would allow us to reach a larger group of people as well as offer a much lower price point. Basically, we wanted to get the belt into the hands of as many people as possible and knew that Kickstarter would help us do that.

See our company's Google Customer Reviews.

The Collection:

 

Backers can select which color(s) of belt(s) and hardware they would like once the 30 day campaign is finished. Hardware is available in matt nickel and antique brass.
Backers can select which color(s) of belt(s) and hardware they would like once the 30 day campaign is finished. Hardware is available in matt nickel and antique brass.

 

Whiskey 

Saddle

Black 

The Specs 

By taking the proper time to develop this product and test the prototypes, we have been able to come up with a exceptional final product that we are fully confident in. 

The belt sizes are: 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44 measured from the center of seven holes. Belts will have a little bit of wiggle room to be slightly larger or smaller, but we recommend backers order the size closest to their waist size. 

 

The Reward Options  

By pledging a certain amount of money, you are pre-purchasing one or multiple Rustico Belts. We will use the money from the pledges to make the belts, which we will then ship by the end of October. You can choose from a single belt to all three belts to the larger bundle rewards. Every option will allow you to pick the color of belt as well as the hardware. We will send a personalized survey to every backer after the 30 day campaign to get their belt(s) color(s), hardware (matte nickel or antique brass) and belt size selection. 

We put our estimated shipping date as October of this year and are confident that we can achieve that goal. Hopefully we'll be able to deliver even earlier. 

Find the products pictured above on our website: Highway Wristband, Traveler Journal, Money Clip, Scout Satchel, Super Loop Keychain, Survivor Satchel +, Laptop Sleeve, Sidekick, and Copper Water Bottle. Refer to the images above or the pledge amounts to see which products go with what pledge amount. Each pledge is a significant discount compared to full retail pricing. The Laptop Sleeve in reward $800 is available in any laptop size.            

The Process

Our handcrafting process incorporates 12 different steps from raw materials to a finished belt. Each step is executed by an experienced artisan who ensures that it is done correctly. We do not cut any corners. 

Our extensive experience in leather work has allowed us to design the perfect belt. We spared no expense in ordering the best materials possible.
Our extensive experience in leather work has allowed us to design the perfect belt. We spared no expense in ordering the best materials possible.
 
Full-grain leather, sourced from North America. That's the highest quality leather there is.
Full-grain leather, sourced from North America. That's the highest quality leather there is.

 

9 oz. leather, meticulously cut to 1.5 inches. Available in a variety of sizes for the perfect fit.
9 oz. leather, meticulously cut to 1.5 inches. Available in a variety of sizes for the perfect fit.

 

Every belt is marked with the Rustico Mark of Authenticity, a branded solid copper rivet that symbolizes how we stand behind our belts with a lifetime guarantee.
Every belt is marked with the Rustico Mark of Authenticity, a branded solid copper rivet that symbolizes how we stand behind our belts with a lifetime guarantee.

 

Each belt is carefully equipped with solid brass hardware in either a matte nickel or antique brass finish.
Each belt is carefully equipped with solid brass hardware in either a matte nickel or antique brass finish.

 

Chicago screws to ensure optimal durability.
Chicago screws to ensure optimal durability.

 

Every product is finished with a layer of leather care and checked to ensure every step was executed correctly.
Every product is finished with a layer of leather care and checked to ensure every step was executed correctly.

How you can help

If you like this project, please back and share with your friends! Thank you again for your support of what we are doing here at Rustico. 

 

 

 

                      

 

 

 

                                        STRETCH GOAL!

Women's Belts are almost available! Help us hit our $15k Stretch Goal by pledging and sharing our campaign to release these belts.
Women's Belts are almost available! Help us hit our $15k Stretch Goal by pledging and sharing our campaign to release these belts.

 

Risks and challenges

As we make all of our products by hand here in our Utah studio and have thoroughly explored the belt making process, we are confident in our ability to fulfill all backers by October of this year. Additionally, we have already located leather and hardware suppliers in order to source the materials needed when we get funded.

That being said, we realize that unpredictable things can happen in the leather industry and are committed to being completely transparent throughout the entire process. We always take care of our customers and deliver the beautiful products that they deserve.

Thank you for helping us bring this project to life.

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    The Traveler: 3 Belts + Traveler Journal

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    The Scout: 3 Belts + Journal + Bag

    All three leather belts + a personalized Rustico Traveler Journal + three matching Rustico Highway Wristbands + a Rustico Leather Scout Satchel + a Rustico Money Clip + a Rustico Superloop Leather Keychain.

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    The Survivor: 3 Belts + 2 Journals + Bag

    All three leather belts + two personalized Rustico Traveler Journals + three matching Rustico Highway Wristbands + a Rustico Leather Laptop Sleeve + a Rustico Survivor Upgraded Leather Satchel + a Rustico Money Clip + a Rustico Sidekick Cord Wrap + a Rustico Copper Water Bottle + a Rustico Superloop Leather Keychain.

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