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JJ Leathersmith

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Fantastic leather smith.

Awesome wallet and passport leather goods. Fantastic studio space. I recommend you check him out. A... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2016
Arnold, Maryland
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This is The place where one day turn in to weeks... Otavalo was not part of my plan at all until I... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2015
Linda H
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May 28, 2017
“Don't order online”
Apr 28, 2016
“Fantastic leather smith. ”
Handmade leather working classes. Wallets Leather bound journals Purses Backpacks. Informational leather working tours
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Sucre VI-5503 Olmedo San Blas, Otavalo 100402, Ecuador
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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

The craftsmanship is fantastic. But the international shipping is garbage. I did not receive my order from November 2016. I ordered the "Thelma" I did not receive it so I am out of $130.00. 😬😬😬😬😩😩😩😩

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Awesome wallet and passport leather goods. Fantastic studio space. I recommend you check him out. A small upper studio in Octavalo Ecuador.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

This is The place where one day turn in to weeks... Otavalo was not part of my plan at all until I met John and his handcrafted bags and this place suddenly became all of my plan:) Having the opportunity to make and learn something...More

Date of experience: March 2015
2  Thank Linda H
Reviewed October 23, 2015

I happened upon JJ Leathersmith in the early stages of its conception. One day in Otavalo quickly became one week as Jonathan took me in and inspired my passion for leather. The studio space is a buzzing hub for creativity and a stimulating environment for...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank Ben B
Reviewed October 23, 2015

So me and my friends were walking around in Otovalo, which can be quite an overwhelming experience... we were passing by a street with more stands when out of the clutter, JJ's table caught our eye. He was nice enough to invite us into his...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

I spent a few days with this awesome group of people and can't wait to return! The energy in the studio is amazing, and Jon is extremely talented. I will return guys :)

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Katie H
Reviewed October 22, 2015

I am always seeking out spaces that remind us as humans that we can create and build instead of being that which is built and created. That is deeply evident in the sacred and joyous space JJ Leathersmith has carved out. Inviting, warm, and electric...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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