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Dmitry Biryukov

Dmitry Biryukov Leatherworker
Contact
Russian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+7 9204477747
© Dmitry Biryukov

From childhood hobby to cherished career

  • • Dmitry was drawn to crafts from an early age
  • • He used to own a brewery, but changed his career
  • • He likes to make functional and usable products

For over ten years, Dmitry Biryukov owned and managed a brewery, but the economic downturn affected his business and he needed a new direction. When he started thinking about alternatives, he turned to what he’s always loved: applied arts and crafts. From an early age, Dmitry’s hobbies were basket weaving, wood carving and even furniture making. He always wanted to try leatherworking. In 2016, he came across a leather scabbard making tutorial. He purchased his first piece of vegetable-tanned leather and a basic toolkit and started making cut-outs and sewing. He hasn’t stopped since. In 2017, he set up his own studio and he still keeps expanding his working place. The first object he made was a scabbard with a stamped pattern of flowers and butterflies.

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Works

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Photo: © Dmitry Biryukov
Clutch bag

This black leather clutch bag features one big compartment and a drawstring closure. The chain is detachable.

Length 25 cm
Width 6.5 cm
Height 15 cm

Photo: © Dmitry Biryukov
Crossbody bag

This beautiful orange leather crossbody bag has a long chain and a twist lock.

Length 17 cm
Width 8 cm
Height 14 cm

Photo: © Dmitry Biryukov
Travel wallet

Crust leather wallet, hand-stitched with a waxed thread. This elegant red leather wallet can hold money, cards, receipts, passport and other documents.

Length 11.5 cm
Width 2 cm
Height 14.5 cm

Photo: © Dmitry Biryukov
Biker belt

This brown leather biker belt is made of vegetable-tan leather. It is covered with beeswax and fortified by a stitch of braided waxed thread. It has a very bold, statement buckle.

Length 120 cm
Width 0.4 cm
Height 4 cm

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