Hi, I'm Glen
Apple Genius turned Leatherworker
My leather journey started when I bought the first Apple Watch. I couldn't find a leather band I was happy with. So with no prior experience, I set out to make one.
I ended up falling in love with leathercraft, and my new band got quite a bit of attention. With enough encouragement, I agreed to open an Etsy shop.
The only problem was... I was working for Apple at the time! I knew I was probably breaking some rules somewhere, but I kept going. I eventually made my way to become a "Genius" at Apple, the position I had always dreamed of!
Eventually my management at Apple made it clear that I had to make a choice: Keep my job, or shut down my shop. I took a leap of faith and went full time with Cave Leather Co.
Keep Pushing Forward
I have now expanded my offerings beyond Apple Watch Bands. Everything in the shop has been designed, cut, photographed, stitched, packaged, and shipped by me. I'm lucky to be able to keep every aspect of my work in my own hands, and I hope to keep it that way for as long as possible.
I use traditional leatherworking techniques and the highest quality leather I can find. It's all to make the best handmade goods possible.
I love making things. I'm excited to make something for you.