"SOMES SADDLE", found in 1964, in Utashinai, Hokkaido is a leather maker which started out with saddlery making. Achieving solid credibility through creating saddles for top jockeys worldwide, and being honored the post of Japanese imperial Household Agency, they have also gained popularity through their fashion items as well as harness products. The bulky but delicate, simple but high quality fashion items which combine durability, functionality and design, based on their sure manufacturing skills through harness making, all possess the beauty of tools. The seasoned craftsmen who create these beauties carefully select best quality leather from all over the world, and craft the products all by hand. One can experience the quintessence of craftsmanship with "SOMES SADDLE".
Reference: Free & Easy March 2014 Vol.17 No.185 196 page / Written by Onozato Minoru/ East Communications