Old-school metal buckle dog collars

It’s been a lot of fun creating these new dog collars!¬†When I set out to make collars, I knew that a traditional metal buckle would be part of the plan. The typical plastic snap buckles have their place and purpose, but I was getting tired of how much they hurt my fingers to use and how they get caught in Pipsqueak’s flowing mane. The metal buckles are classic and old-school, which I love. They’re also a more classic shape, as opposed to a more contemporary, sharp-cornered buckle. This collar design features upcycled materials reclaimed from silk ties, heavy cotton trousers,…