Alligator skin has long been the most prestigious type of exotic leather. Known for its range of size and clean scales, alligator skin can be used for anything from small leather goods to furniture, and is most commonly found on belts, handbags and watchstraps.
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Anaconda skin was commercialized when the State of California stopped permitting the trade of python skin products. Over time, the fuller body and the larger scale pattern of the anaconda skin relative to python skin, generated a market for them in their own right. Anaconda skin is now commonly used for handbags, men's belts and small leather goods.
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Caiman skins have been widely touted in the handbag sections of department stores and on cowboy boots in Western wear stores. The bellies, hornbacks, flanks and tails of caiman skins are all available on the market for a variety of uses.
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These African lizard skins are bigger than most other lizard skins making them an ideal exotic leather for clutches and evening bags.
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The large quills of the ostrich skin offer a very unique aesthetic that is popular for Western wear as well as luxury accessories, like belts, handbags and wallets.
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Python skin has recently emerged as one of the fashion world's favorite canvases. It offers a unique versatility in that python skin is available with or without the large scales down the center of the belly and with or without their beautiful natural markings. Like caiman skins, they are most commonly used for handbags, cowboy boots, and upholstery.
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Ring lizard skins are slightly smaller than the Nile lizard skins but offer more versatility. Ring lizard skins are available with or without their natural ring-shaped markings and they are typically offered in back cut, flaunting the smaller belly scales. Like Nile lizard skins, they are most commonly used in small women's handbags.
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Stingray skin offers a very unique, modern look with a white stripe down the center of the skin. Stingray skin is a versatile exotic leather, used for everything from small handbags and small accessories to cowboy boots and furniture.
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