Shell Cordovan - Horween, Toscana, Shinki Hikaku and Ogawa
The famous shell cordovan, smooth and timeless in character. There are only a handful of tanneries that still produces these amazing leather which comes from the hind of a horse. Shells have a very tight grain and develops its own style of patina over time. It is very durable and unlike many other leathers does not suffer from wrinkles , it instead ripples over creases and bends. A fine option for your most prized carry companion.
Available colours: no.8, black, dark cognac, bourbon, bottle green (Horween), navy, forest green, clay, whiskey (Toscana).
New colours: cigar brown, coffee brown, raw (Ogawa), lava, honey (Shinki Hikaku), purple black (vintage unbranded, Japanese).
Tannery: Horween (United States), Toscana (Italy), Shinki Hikaku (Japan), Ogawa (Japan)
Temper: Medium firm temper
Surface: Famous natural shine
Tanning: Mixed, long tanning process
Patina: Natural beautiful shine, will slightly bleed showing marbling of surface
Other notes: Famous for its unique non wrinkle property. Hard wearing and luxurious