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How Lizard Skin Makes for Great Electronics Accessory Cases

Posted by Mark Mendal on Aug 15, 2017 4:46:54 PM

What's in a phone? A few years ago, the most important aspect of your phone was its functionality. All the uses of a phone had been condensed to the most basic communication and media exchange package. However, phone makers stepped up. Phones became status symbols. These days, a person is judged by the brand of his mobile phone, and by extension, the case that holds it together.

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

Lizard Skin—The Least Expensive Exotic Skin for Men’s Shoes

Posted by Mark Mendal on Apr 17, 2017 1:14:20 PM

When making high-fashion men’s shoes, it can be difficult to balance the quality of your end product with your costs. Everyone wants to have the best materials to work with but your budget might not always allow you to get alligator skin for your project.

Finding a top-grade exotic skin for men’s shoes that is also inexpensive can be tough. There are some types of skin that can make exquisite men’s shoes, but are very expensive to obtain. On the other hand, some less expensive skins might not be the best fit for men’s shoes because of their size or other characteristics.

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Topics: lizard skin, footwear

The Best Exotic Skins for Men’s Shoes

Posted by Abram Mendal on Feb 25, 2017 5:24:37 AM

When crafting high-fashion footwear, designers face numerous challenges. People want something that’s elegant, unique, and striking. Exotic skins can provide these things—but not all exotic skins are ideal for all footwear projects.

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Topics: footwear, alligator skin, caiman skin, shell cordovan leather, lizard skin

Top 3 Reasons to Use Lizard Skin On Your Next Exotic Leather Project

Posted by Abram Mendal on Mar 2, 2016 7:39:00 AM


Lizard skins don’t get nearly enough love from the average fashion designer. Sure, crocodile and alligator leather are widely recognized as top-tier fashion materials, and python skins are an ever-popular choice, but you don’t often hear much about major fashion projects using lizard skin.

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Topics: lizard skin, footwear, handbags, belts & accessories

What are the Best Exotic Leathers for Men’s Wallets?

Posted by Abram Mendal on Dec 10, 2015 2:07:05 PM

As much as we hear about women’s handbags in the world of high fashion, you might think that handbags were the only major use for exotic leather for fashion accessories. However, women aren’t the only ones who want to have high-quality, fashionable accessories.

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Topics: lizard skin, alligator skin, python skin, wallets & small leather goods, ostrich skin

Exotic Skin Panels: What Designers Need to Know

Posted by Abram Mendal on Oct 29, 2015 11:26:00 AM

Exotic leathers are not a one-size-fits-all product; each type of skin has distinctly different dimensions.

Depending on what design the exotic leather is being used for, luxury handbags to custom bed frames, you should know the measurements of the panels that each skin can yield and what each exotic leather is ideally used for.

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Topics: stingray skin, lizard skin, alligator skin, python skin, caiman skin, interiors, wallets & small leather goods, footwear, handbags, ostrich skin, garments, belts & accessories

Learn Exotic Leather: Nile and Ring Lizard Skins

Posted by Mark Mendal on Jun 2, 2014 9:28:00 AM

When it comes to creating high-fashion items, it is often a struggle to find the right material to use in your project. Exotic leathers are a great way to differentiate your work from the work of others who might be imitating your designs, but which exotic leather should you use for your next project?

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Topics: lizard skin

What Affects the Price of My Lizard Skin Order?

Posted by Abram Mendal on May 21, 2014 1:41:00 PM

When making any exotic leather purchase, it is important to know why the skins you are ordering cost what they do. Knowing the factors that affect the prices of skins allows you to plan ahead for your exotic leather purchase so that you can get the most out of your order.

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Topics: lizard skin

Where To Buy Lizard Skin

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jan 24, 2014 11:08:00 AM

We've already given you a good amount of information on how we tan lizard skin, as it's something we know quite a bit about. We've also given you information on how to select the correct lizard skin for your project, something that you'll need for your project. But, now that you have all that information, where exactly do you go to buy these skins? We sell them directly, but we're aware that we're not the only option. Here are a few more options for you so that you can make the best decision for yourself.

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Topics: lizard skin