Endless Leather is really well named.  This Germany based company has an incredible array of European leather and cord in delicious colors, textures and patterns.  Rounds, flats, metallic, snakeskin effect - you name it, they probably have it. All superb quality items.  One lucky winner of this giveaway will find out for his or herself!

They sent me some samples shown above which gives an inkling of the ever changing variety they have.  I also received additional cords for the designs below.  My favorite from their collection are their round stitched leather cords.  They come in all kinds of animal skin prints. The metallic ones will please those who love bling. These are not solid leather but have cotton cores. The softer cores makes the cord easier to work with and to wear.

I also love their excellent findings especially the stainless steel ones.  These were also part of the package I received for review.

They now stock 4 mm natural silk twisted cord.  Just perfect for the sautoir necklace with a shell inspired cloisonne pendant. Sautoirs are currently trending.  The beginner tutorial with tips on how to make it interchangeable and how to deal with the silk cord ends will be out later this week. A hat tip to reader Heather over at BluKatDesign who makes a number of sautoirs.  I think she had one design where she placed the clasp which I thought was an excellent position.

As I mentioned before, the round stitched leather cord is a delight to work with and looks stylish when worn.  The crystal pierced leather necklace tutorial will also be out later this week.

I used their beautiful crackle round stitched leather cord for this collaborative project entitled "Tribal Mask".  This is an example of pareidolia! There is a  reason why we tend to see faces in unusual places -  we are "prewired" to see faces (and recognize familiar patterns) from birth because it is of biological advantage.

The polymer clay pendant is by Helen Breil, a polymer clay artist - my friend and fellow member of the Grand River Bead Society.  Her distinctive style of polymer clay focals is covered in her Shapes book.

If you'd like to win  $50 worth of leather jewelry supplies from Endless Leather, please make a comment below.  Make sure you leave contact info below if you do not have an online shop or blog.  
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This giveaway is international.

Extra entries if you become or are a blog subscriber or follower etc. If you also do shout outs about this giveaway, those will count as additional entries too! Please say so in the comments.

It ends in a week's time at 6 pm EST Monday,  October 12 , 2015.  I will pick the winner randomly and announce the results as soon as possible after. So be sure to leave a contact email if you don't have an online link or make sure you come back and check! Otherwise I will redraw in a week. Good luck!



All images were captured using my iPhone 5, the camera+ app and the Modahaus TS320 Tabletop Photo Studio in natural light. Photo editing was done in-app with final tweaks in Adobe Photoshop Elements. Click for more information on my How to Photography Jewelry Webinar.

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