How to get a nice "shiny" patina on your straps?

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How to get a nice "shiny" patina on your straps?

photoshopper
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Joined: May 8th, 2005, 4:23 pm

May 12th, 2012, 3:08 pm #1

Ok I'know there are quit a lot of "strap connaisseurs" here so I've got a questiin for them

How do I get this really shiny patina on my leather straps, they all become kinda dull with me...
I used diffrent kind of leather cremes, brushes etc, just doing nothing and grease from myhands...

All help is really appciated.
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Dsfirst
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May 12th, 2012, 7:54 pm #2

For a true patina it is all about time. The more use the leather gets, the more it will luster.

If you are looking for a quick result I would try using a neutral shoe or boot creme. Treat it as if you are polishing your shoes, clean the dirt off, apply a tiny amount, allow to dry and buff off.

I think Saphir Rejuvenator is a wonderful product. But remember the less your use the better the results.

Good luck, and post some images when they are done.

David-

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May 14th, 2012, 5:48 am #3

Ok I'know there are quit a lot of "strap connaisseurs" here so I've got a questiin for them

How do I get this really shiny patina on my leather straps, they all become kinda dull with me...
I used diffrent kind of leather cremes, brushes etc, just doing nothing and grease from myhands...

All help is really appciated.
Saphir Pate De Luxe Wax (nt)
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May 15th, 2012, 4:44 pm #4

Ok I'know there are quit a lot of "strap connaisseurs" here so I've got a questiin for them

How do I get this really shiny patina on my leather straps, they all become kinda dull with me...
I used diffrent kind of leather cremes, brushes etc, just doing nothing and grease from myhands...

All help is really appciated.
Yeah, I know

As far as shoes go, I've always had decent luck with finding a color similar to the color of the leather and going to town. Saphir makes a superior product but if you're looking to add just a little pop to the leather Kiwi works fine. If you want more shine, flick water on the leather after the initial brushing.
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