Juried Members > Diane Louise Paul

Media: Leather, Metal Jewelry

Diane Louise Paul, a self-taught leather artisan, creates high quality, one-of-a-kind leather goods. She uses vintage and antique leather-making tools and techniques to make lasting and durable leather goods that are both functional and works of art. Paul’s skilled workmanship and use of heritage techniques have earned her a spot as one of Early American Life magazine’s Top Traditional American Craftsmen (pre-Civil War, museum quality craft) for 17 years in a row. Diane is featured in the 75th Anniversary documentary, “A League of Our Own.” She is committed to preserving history for future generations: “Our traditional arts are part of our shared national identity and heritage we can’t lose.

This craftsmen is one of many who have provided wonderful video content for the League’s YouTube channel.  Virtually visit artist studios and watch demonstrations any time, and enjoy the chance to see these master craftsmen in action.

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