Exotic Leathers, Unique Hides, & Glamorous Skins

Many exotic skins are made from animals such as snakes and other reptiles kept on the farm. While others are made from animals that are hunted illegally

Kangaroo leather

In the case of kangaroo skins, they are the best because shoes made of this leather are strong and durable. Kangaroo leather is strong and supple. And at the same time light compared to cow or goat leather. Compared to cow skin of the same weight, kangaroo skin is stronger

LEATHER ELEPHANT, RHINOC, AND HYPOPOTAMA

Elephant leather is also very strong and durable. It is a very exotic and coarse-grained leather. Expect to be 35 oz thick skin. Consequently, it is very resistant to weather conditions. Except for the fleshy part

On the other hand, hippo skin, unlike elephants, has a relatively similar rough texture. However, both will be convenient

OSTRICH LEATHER

Ostrich leather is famous for having one of the best textures. Due to the fact that ostriches are ill almost all over the world, we do not have to worry about being illegally hunted. Its texture resembles goose bumps. Thanks to that it is durable and flexible. And at the same time soft and flexible. A characteristic feature is that it does not break even in extreme weather conditions. This makes it very flexible

AMERICAN ALLIGATOR AND CROCODILE CAJMAN LEATHER

The American alligator is a fairly popular farm animal in the southeastern United States. Alligator leather is the classic leather from which slippers and shoes are made. As a leather, it is very durable and durable. And also very soft and pliable. In addition, due to the smaller amount of bones, it is easier to work with this skin

In turn, the caiman crocodile is bred throughout South and Central America. Despite the fact that they are related. This Cayman crocodile is completely different from the American alligator. The skin is stiffer because of the calcium deposits that have formed its scales.

Snakeskin: rats, pythons, sea serpents or carbonate

Most rattlesnakes, pythons and eels are bred, some even go to a farm to pick their "snake" and choose how to cut it to determine its exotic pattern. Depending on whether you are cutting a belly (belly cut) which has smaller scales, or a back (back cut) with very large scales, they will dictate the pattern, then the skins are usually bleached to remove the natural color, although some customers may prefer leave it unchanged.

Native American and African tribal techniques

Native Americans and some African tribes have developed innovative techniques to transform animal skins into shoes and clothing. They soaked the skins in water mixed with hemlock, oak bark, and fire ash for several weeks. This removed the animal hair and any leftover meat. They then processed the skins by hand to make them soft and pliable. The skins for smoking and salting were also popular.

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