All APOSTL products are handcrafted with the utmost care and using the best quality cow leather. Each piece will have natural markings due to the nature of genuine leather. The general wear of leather including marking, stretching and any fading is common and not a manufacturers fault. Warranty is 12 months for APOSTL pieces from the date of purchase and covers only manufacturing faults. Damage, wear and tear and other damage due to wear are not covered under warranty.