Shell Cordovan – Dark Mahogany


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Described perfectly by our friends at The Tannery Row:

“Genuine Shell Cordovan is the art of tanning at its finest.  Shell Cordovan is a very specific type of leather that comes from the shell membrane of a horse butt.  The tanning process takes at least six months.  To reach and expose the shell, the leather is shaved on the flesh side (underside). The irregular oval-shaped shells are tanned, slowly steeped in gentle vegetable liquors, stuffed, shaved, and then polished. The shells are genuine hot stuffed and then slicked onto glass frames to dry.  Each shell is hand-curried and shaved by highly skilled artisans to expose the shell. Dyes are hand-rubbed on for a deep aniline finish. Finally, the shells are hand-glazed to achieve the rich, glossy look and feel prized by fine craftsmen.”

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