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OUR LEATHER

Like a fine wine, leather only gets better with age. The natural quality of our top-grain leather ensures that each handmade wallet is unique, gaining distinctive marks as the leather ages. These premium leather wallets form perfectly to the shape of whatever pocket they are put in over time. Within 1-2 weeks of usage, your product moulds and shapes, preventing the flap from opening up and slimming down the overall profile. For this reason, the premium leather we choose to work with is naturally stiff when unboxed and ages beautifully over time. When sourcing this leather, we prefer to use bulls instead of cows. The reason being that cows become pregnant during the course of their life, causing stretch marks to appear on the skin and in turn leaving imperfections on the leather. In the case of our production, happy leather really is better leather, since the quality of a cows life directly impacts the value, smoothness and lack of marks that appear on the finished leather product.

YOUR WALLET

In the time of plastic and titanium, why do we continue to use leather? Perhaps it is the quality of craftsmanship, of uniqueness – there is something beautiful in a handcrafted leather wallet, something inimitable and special. Our products are marked by softness and suppleness that only highly trained leather workers can achieve with a precise tanning method. We also employ a two-toned finish to our leathers that give the leathers a distinctive look and color that will endure as the shape of the wallet softens, bends and forms to the way it is used, whether in pocket, purse or hand. These core qualities, combined with the unique characteristic of each wallet that makes it through the production process, gives each of you out there a product that is one-of-a-kind. No one wallet is the same and the lifestyle of the user is reflected by the aging effect of the leather.

THE TANNING PROCESS

The most important part of producing luxury leather wallets happens during the tanning process, a method that can be traced back 3000 years ago to the ancient Greeks. During this stage the leather is dried and treated, permanently changing the structure of the proteins that make up the hide using tannins (hence the name tanning!). The leather produced in our top quality factories embodies the height of modern engineering and design, where Dutch craftsmen work meticulously to create genuine top-grain leather in a variety of colors and textures. The Netherlands is known both for its traditions and innovations, the evidence of which can be seen in our factories where we combine a culture and passion for leather with modern techniques that allow us to produce luxury leather wallets that are more stain and water resistant, have a higher degree of thermal resistance and maintain their colors longer.

SUSTAINABLE LEATHER

Our products are tanned under gold-rated LWG environmental protocols. This leather belongs to the highest quality genuine leather available in accross the globe and our tanneries serve only top-of-the-line luxury leather brands. It requires strength and precision to transform a hide into top-grain leather, and immense craftsmanship and skill to take that leather and build a luxury men’s leather wallet. It also demands dedication to sustainable practices that ensure the betterment of all those involved in the production. While many assume that leather making is harmful to the animal kingdom, but this is not necessarily true! All the bulls that provide our leather spend their lives disease-free and well fed in the beautiful hills of Germany. Furthermore, all of our leather is a waste product of the meat industry, to not only ensure that our leather is of the finest quality, but also that we are doing our part to reduce waste and have the smallest impact on the environment as possible.

CRAFTSMANSHIP

But leather is only part of the story. How do you make the best handmade luxury men’s wallet? Modern craftsmanship to us means a nuanced mixing of old and new, bringing tradition and innovation together using everything available. While one appreciates the stylish design and smooth texture of the handcrafted wallets, it is the advanced technology packed inside that brings a premium men’s wallet from a useful fashion accessory to a personalized high-tech juggernaut of comfort and security. All our luxury men’s leather wallets and other leather products are available to be outfitted with a solar charged GPS tracking card and RFID scanning protection, making its high-tech capabilities unapparent until needed. An appreciation for traditional methods, a commitment to sustainable practices, and an eye on the future of security and finance: now that’s craftsmanship.

HISTORY

The beauty and allure of leather is not something new, it was known to be a revered material by Pharaohs in ancient Egypt, and has been ubiquitously used over time as a highly useful material as well as an undying sign of status and class. In the past it was popularized for its protective ability amongst foot soldiers of Ancient Greece and Rome, later for its water resistance and ability to store perishables in the medieval ages. In the past, wholly organic methods of tanning were improvised using whatever natural materials could be found on hand. In the dark days of the medieval ages, people would use bodily excrement such as feces and urine to tan their leathers! Fortunately, leather producers today aren’t subject to such desperate conditions and are able to enjoy modern leather production that is safer for those who produce it as well as those who purchase it.

OUR LEATHER

Like a fine wine, leather only gets better with age. The natural quality of our top-grain leather ensures that each handmade wallet is unique, gaining distinctive marks as the leather ages. These premium leather wallets form perfectly to the shape of whatever pocket they are put in over time. Within 1-2 weeks of usage, your product moulds and shapes, preventing the flap from opening up and slimming down the overall profile. For this reason, the premium leather we choose to work with is naturally stiff when unboxed and ages beautifully over time. When sourcing this leather, we prefer to use bulls instead of cows. The reason being that cows become pregnant during the course of their life, causing stretch marks to appear on the skin and in turn leaving imperfections on the leather. In the case of our production, happy leather really is better leather, since the quality of a cows life directly impacts the value, smoothness and lack of marks that appear on the finished leather product.

YOUR WALLET

In the time of plastic and titanium, why do we continue to use leather? Perhaps it is the quality of craftsmanship, of uniqueness – there is something beautiful in a handcrafted leather wallet, something inimitable and special. Our products are marked by softness and suppleness that only highly trained leather workers can achieve with a precise tanning method. We also employ a two-toned finish to our leathers that give the leathers a distinctive look and color that will endure as the shape of the wallet softens, bends and forms to the way it is used, whether in pocket, purse or hand. These core qualities, combined with the unique characteristic of each wallet that makes it through the production process, gives each of you out there a product that is one-of-a-kind. No one wallet is the same and the lifestyle of the user is reflected by the aging effect of the leather.

THE TANNING PROCESS

The most important part of producing luxury leather wallets happens during the tanning process, a method that can be traced back 3000 years ago to the ancient Greeks. During this stage the leather is dried and treated, permanently changing the structure of the proteins that make up the hide using tannins (hence the name tanning!). The leather produced in our top quality factories embodies the height of modern engineering and design, where Dutch craftsmen work meticulously to create genuine top-grain leather in a variety of colors and textures. The Netherlands is known both for its traditions and innovations, the evidence of which can be seen in our factories where we combine a culture and passion for leather with modern techniques that allow us to produce luxury leather wallets that are more stain and water resistant, have a higher degree of thermal resistance and maintain their colors longer.

SUSTAINABLE LEATHER

Our products are tanned under gold-rated LWG environmental protocols. This leather belongs to the highest quality genuine leather available in accross the globe and our tanneries serve only top-of-the-line luxury leather brands. It requires strength and precision to transform a hide into top-grain leather, and immense craftsmanship and skill to take that leather and build a luxury men’s leather wallet. It also demands dedication to sustainable practices that ensure the betterment of all those involved in the production. While many assume that leather making is harmful to the animal kingdom, but this is not necessarily true! All the bulls that provide our leather spend their lives disease-free and well fed in the beautiful hills of Germany. Furthermore, all of our leather is a waste product of the meat industry, to not only ensure that our leather is of the finest quality, but also that we are doing our part to reduce waste and have the smallest impact on the environment as possible.

CRAFTSMANSHIP

But leather is only part of the story. How do you make the best handmade luxury men’s wallet? Modern craftsmanship to us means a nuanced mixing of old and new, bringing tradition and innovation together using everything available. While one appreciates the stylish design and smooth texture of the handcrafted wallets, it is the advanced technology packed inside that brings a premium men’s wallet from a useful fashion accessory to a personalized high-tech juggernaut of comfort and security. All our luxury men’s leather wallets and other leather products are available to be outfitted with a solar charged GPS tracking card and RFID scanning protection, making its high-tech capabilities unapparent until needed. An appreciation for traditional methods, a commitment to sustainable practices, and an eye on the future of security and finance: now that’s craftsmanship.

HISTORY

The beauty and allure of leather is not something new, it was known to be a revered material by Pharaohs in ancient Egypt, and has been ubiquitously used over time as a highly useful material as well as an undying sign of status and class. In the past it was popularized for its protective ability amongst foot soldiers of Ancient Greece and Rome, later for its water resistance and ability to store perishables in the medieval ages. In the past, wholly organic methods of tanning were improvised using whatever natural materials could be found on hand. In the dark days of the medieval ages, people would use bodily excrement such as feces and urine to tan their leathers! Fortunately, leather producers today aren’t subject to such desperate conditions and are able to enjoy modern leather production that is safer for those who produce it as well as those who purchase it.

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