Exotic Leather Blog

Alligator Skin Guide

Posted by Abram Mendal on Aug 18, 2022 11:00:00 AM

Alligator skin, as a leather to make apparel and goods, has been used since the early 1800s in saddles, shoes, boots, and more. Even then it was recognized for its balance of workability and durability, but in the 1900s, when tanning was standardized as part of the process, it was lauded for the softness we love it for even today.

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5 Python Skin Ideas to Inspire Your Next Project

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 10, 2022 4:12:31 PM

People have incredible creative skills. Over the course of history, we’ve made a large amount of things from some of the strangest materials ever. 

Sewing used to be done with needles made of bone, and necklaces and other jewelry have beads made from various woods, stones, and crystals. Needless to say, when it comes to designing fashion accessories, the sky's the limit with the amount of materials we have available to us today.

One of the most unique and durable materials for creating incredible fashion accessories is python skin. 

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Topics: python skin, wallets & small leather goods, garments, belts & accessories

Why Customize Your Motorcycle With Alligator Leather

Posted by Abram Mendal on Jul 1, 2022 3:43:02 PM

Biker fashion is in, and while many are trying to look the part, some of the same trends are in for those who live the part and that means exotic leathers.

Motorcycle enthusiasts invest hours of their lives customizing their motorcycles for a turn-your-head sound, style, and look. And once you’ve mastered the mechanics of the ride, the paint job, the grips, the lights, the pipes, and tires, the proper balance of form and fashion still demands more. A sure way of making your bike stand out is modifying the seat with a custom seat cover using an exotic leather.

Most manufacturers make motorcycle seats using regular commercial grade black leather. With a little creativity, you can make your bike the envy of other riders by replacing the standard black cowhide or synthetic leather seat cover with a classy alligator skin seat.


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Topics: alligator skin