Measurement guides


Dog Collars

When measuring for your new dog collar, the best option is to measure the internal length of a current collar adjusted to how you like it fitted. To do this, remove the collar from your dog and do it up as the desired fitting, then with a flexible tape measure measure around the inside of the collar. This length will be where the middle hole will fit on your new collar.

You can also measure around your dog’s neck. Place the tape measure around your dog’s neck where the collar will sit and to a tightness that you like

I will use the measurements provided as the internal measurement and add 2 larger and 2 smaller holes for adjustment.



The best way is to measure your current belt from the inside of the buckle to the hole that is used most (as with the dog collars). You can also use a tape measure and measure around your waist where your belt will sit.

I will add 3 larger and 3 smaller holes for adjustment.  Your belt size will be bigger than your waist size.




To measure your browband remove it from your bridle and lay it on a flat surface.


Using a tape measure, measure the browband from end to end.

Next measure the width of your headpiece, this will allow me to make the loops the correct size for your bridle.

Many items can be personalized with embossed designs or initials to add that finishing touch.



Celtic designs are around 3cms

Celtic border - 5mm width





6mm high fonts - suitable for dog collars, wristbands and most small items


20mm high font - suitable for initials on journals or a short name on a belt.

Dog Collar & Lead:  5/8" wide, 3.5-4mm veg tanned leather.

Belt: 1  1/2" (40mm) wide,  4mm thick, black oil tanned leather.

Dog Collar:  3/4" wide, 3.5-4mm thick oil tanned leather.

Dod Lead:  3/4" wide, 3.5-4mm thick oil tanned leather.

Browband:  5/8" wide,  3.5-4mm thick veg tanned bridle leather.

All sizes are an approximate measurement.  

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