When you purchase a RIOS1931 Watch Band, you are purchasing a German-made Artisan Watch Strap. RIOS1931 Watch Bands are crafted by expert strap makers who follow a traditional manufacturing process that requires great attention to detail and consists of over 145 production steps. The Hand Stitched watch straps are hand stitched with a Saddler's Seam - an unparalleled precision threading that requires approximately 45 minutes of labor for each strap. The finished product is a watch band that is truly a work of art! For more information on RIOS1931 Watch Bands, Click Here.