Michelangelo Foundation Homo Faber Event Guide
   Newsletter
Explore Discover Visit Experience About
© All rights reserved
© Cristian Ioan
© All rights reserved
© Cristian Ioan
© All rights reserved

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache Leatherworker
Contact
Romanian, English
Hours:
By appointment only
Phone:
+40 726357282
© All rights reserved

Like father, like son

  • • Vasile Breslasu is self-taught and a mentor for his son
  • • He has produced more than 500 different bag designs
  • • Pavel’s work is influenced by the steampunk movement

Vasile Breslasu is a pioneer of Romanian leather design. He started working more than 30 years ago, when he first created a pair of Greek sandals. After learning everything by experimenting and inventing several techniques in handmade leather, he now masters the secrets of his craft and excels in object construction and design. "I understand the leather, its texture and consistency, and know how to make the most of it," he states. From bags, backpacks, sandals and belts to covers for musical instruments and props for Hollywood and European movies, he has done it all. Today he shares his workshop with his son, Pavel, who specialises in creating steampunk masks, leather props and accessories for the music and film industries, as well as for individual clients.

Read the full interview

Works

  • © vasileandpavel.com
  • © vasileandpavel.com
  • © vasileandpavel.com
  • © vasileandpavel.com
  • © vasileandpavel.com
Photo: © vasileandpavel.com
Toshiro's backpack

This bag, intended for a camera, was entirely handmade and hand stitched. The bag is made from vegetable tanned leather with a pigskin lining, the ochre tones of the bag's body contrasting with the dark brown straps.

Length 27 cm
Width 11 cm
Height 33 cm

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache Leatherworker
Photo: © vasileandpavel.com
Big casual backpack

This backpack is designed to accommodate a laptop. It is entirely handmade and hand stitched. The bag combines a pigskin lining with vegetable tanned leather, the green shades of the bag's body contrasting with its ochre straps.

Length 30 cm
Width 11 cm
Height 40 cm

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache Leatherworker
Photo: © vasileandpavel.com
Aviator helmet & steampunk respirator

The inspiration for this aviator cap was the historical aviator helmets used in WWI. This is Vasile and Pavel’s steampunk take on it. They wanted to combine brass with leather and thought the best thing to do was to make a respirator with brass filters. The helmet is perfect for cosplay and film props. It is entirely handmade and hand stitched.

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache Leatherworker
Photo: © vasileandpavel.com
Photo bag

This bag, intended for a camera, was entirely handmade and hand stitched. The bag is made from vegetable tanned leather with a pigskin lining, the khaki tones of the bag's body contrasting with the dark brown straps.

Length 33 cm
Width 12 cm
Height 24 cm

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache Leatherworker
Photo: © vasileandpavel.com
Vertical satchel

This satchel was created to hold an iPad. Entirely handmade and hand stitched, it is made up of one central compartment accessible with a buckled strap, and one smaller pocket on the front of the satchel.

Length 22 cm
Width 9 cm
Height 27 cm

Vasile & Pavel Vasilache Leatherworker

Enjoy an experience with Vasile & Pavel Vasilache

You may also like

Title

Text