Bülent Rıdvan Ertan was born in Isparta, Yalvaç in 1961. He had an interest in leather works making, which is prevalent in his hometown. He has developed his skill and made leather works for the last 12 years. Ertan makes leather articles of “vaketa” leather by hand without using any lining and zipper. He dyes leather with special dye materials. He then decorates them with traditional Turkish motifs, using different techniques. As of today, Ertan makes leather bags, belts, wallets and accessories.