Shagreen And Leather Raised 3 Band Cuff

Shagreen And Leather Raised 3 Band Cuff

$ 218.00

Genuine shagreen and leather, 3 raised band cuff on flexible base. 1.5 IN 

Color Gray & Black

Ethically sourced, quality focused

VIVO Designs comprises of a continually evolving collection of genuine stingray shagreen, buffalo horn, Spanish Merino, and cow leather.  We believe in using sturdy, dependable materials that will last our customers for years to come. Shagreen is a truly unique leather. It has a gorgeous texture and feel, along with a hardy essence. Historically, shagreen has been associated with luxury, taste, and grandeur with sensational figures in history such as Madame de Pompadour, prominent mistress to King Louis XV, locking it in as the “it” material of the French aristocracy.  Shagreen then enjoyed a renaissance during the Art Deco era.  Today, it is appreciated for its unusual countenance and appeals to those with an eye for quality and singularity.  

The shagreen leather we source is a by-product of net fishing off the coast of Thailand and Myanmar.  The fishing communities catch and sort the stingray, and then the meat is sold for consumption while the skins are preserved for later use. After the skin is cycled through our tanning process, the result is the spectacular material that we use to adorn our collection.


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