A trial using a hide from an animal that had had a more... demanding lifestyle than some.
Darker-colour dyes seemed to be an appropriate match.
Oh, yes; they're the 'Marvel' straplocks that I tried out, just showing, on the left-hand detail photo.
The lighting for this set of pictures was daylight, same place, same day, with a small time difference... so why are the colours different?
See my notes on Colour In Photographs
'Rugged' Series Design Trial