Exotic Leather Blog

What Makes Polished Stingray Skin Great for Phone Cases?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Aug 1, 2017 3:43:09 PM

For a while, stingray material was simply a delicacy in places where stingrays thrived. Most of the time, fishers who caught these magnificent creatures tossed their skins back into the water. Skins are bio-degradable, but it seems kind of wasteful, doesn't it?

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Topics: stingray skin, wallets & small leather goods

Get a Luxurious Look for Your New Motorcycle Seat with Ostrich Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 19, 2017 2:03:42 PM

"You can’t put a price on luxury" is something you would say after swapping regular hide with exotic leather. Ever since man first created the absolute joy on two wheels that is motorcycles, he has tried to go further up in his quest for the perfect bike addition. That is until exotic leather became more of the norm rather than the exception for motorcycle seats.

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Topics: ostrich skin

Why Arapaima Skin is the Perfect Look for Your Motorcycle Seat

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 7, 2017 12:58:54 PM

If you are a motorcycle enthusiast, you know that there are many aspects which sum up a perfect bike apart from torque. You want your machine to be powerful, sturdy, distinctive, and above all, ergonomic.

You may have maxed out on all the possible mechanical aspects of the bike, but there is a lot you can do to give it a facelift and turn it into a fashionable masterpiece. One way is revamping the bike's seat with an exclusive seat cover made of premium exotic leather.

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Topics: arapaima skin

7 Reasons Alligator Skin is Good for Motorcycle Seats

Posted by Jayme Mendal on Jul 7, 2017 12:53:07 PM

Motorcycle fanatics invest many hours of their lives improving their bikes so that they look as voguish and as unique as possible. A sure way of making your bike stand out is modifying the seat with a custom seat cover using an exotic material.

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Topics: alligator skin

Why Use Exotic Leather For Motorcycle Seats?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 7, 2017 12:47:59 PM

There is little that compares to the thrill of revving up your motorcycle and cruising the open road. A bad seat, though, can easily ruin your ride. What if you could get comfort, style, and edge to go with your motorcycle? Using exotic leather for motorcycle seats offers a few key benefits, including:

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Topics: stingray skin, alligator skin, caiman skin, ostrich skin, arapaima skin

The Best Exotic Skins for Phone Cases

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jun 9, 2017 4:05:04 PM

Your phone matters to you and as such, it is only natural to want to extend its lifespan as much as possible. Silicon phone cases are a dime a dozen, custom made to fit most conventional phone designs. A phone case might as well be an extension of your sense of style. While a silicon case serves its intended purpose, why not up the ante with an exotic skin phone case?

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Topics: stingray skin, lizard skin, alligator skin, ostrich skin, eel skin

5 Reasons for Sneakerheads to Use Ostrich Leg Leather

Posted by Mark Mendal on Jun 5, 2017 12:15:07 PM

Over the years, as fashion tastes have evolved, the demand for exotic leather has risen steadily. Ostrich leg leather has become one of the favorite leathers for sneakerheads and tanners alike.

Why has ostrich leg leather become so popular? Here are five reasons why this exotic leather is ranked amongst the best kinds of leather for sneakerheads to use:

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Why is Python Skin Great for Custom Sneakers?

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 31, 2017 2:25:25 PM

High-end clients have high-end requirements. To satisfy the sneaker needs of pickier clientele, your product has to be unquestionably top-notch. First off, you have to look for an exclusive material without overriding the desired properties of good footwear. The product also has to have a reasonable balance between uniqueness, flexibility, and durability.

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Topics: python skin, footwear

Can You Use Caiman Skin on Your Next Pair of Sneakers?

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 22, 2017 11:09:25 AM

Caiman crocodiles, sometimes referred to as Colombian crocodiles are smaller than the alligator and the Nile crocodile. They are widespread in Central and South America where farmers rear them for skins and meat.

A person new to exotic hides can easily confuse caiman leather for Nile crocodile or American alligator skin. The main standout feature that sets caiman leather apart from the rest is that it is the boniest. Its rigidity is as a result of the accumulation of high amounts of calcium.

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Topics: caiman skin, footwear

Tips for Making Sneakers Out of Ostrich Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 12, 2017 11:26:25 AM

Ever since they hit the scene in various forms, sneakers have not only been fashionable in-demand footwear, they have also become a status symbol; a statement. Also earning its stripes as a status symbol in the high-end footwear market is ostrich skin. With its distinct pattern and feel on the skin, ostrich leather has become a globally sought after material to satisfy the financially well-off sneakerheads’ needs.

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Topics: ostrich skin