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Gray-patinated red crocodile Iota wallet
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Iota wallet made of gray-red patinated crocodile. Inside in red box calf and lined in red goatskin. This piece has been entirely hand stitched with a saddle stitch, using black linen thread. 8 card slots in total. The size can be customized at the customer’s request. Dimensions: 115mm high by 175mm long.
Your wallet in gray-red patinated crocodile was crafted with the traditional saddlery and leathercrafting know-how of Duret Paris. We have been bringing our exacting quality, subtle style, and eye for perfection to our unique and authentic leather goods for over 25 years. The quality of our leathers and skins is paramount to us, since they will be the cornerstone of the wallet or accessory you select. The leather of your wallet or accessory is then dyed the desired color, gray-red, using natural pigments. A hallmark of Duret Paris, a patinated gray-red can also be achieved through the application of beeswax. You can pick the type of buckle that best matches your gray-red wallet from our choice of gold, palladium or ruthenium finishes. Your red-gray leather wallet is equally suited to daily wear or special occasions like a wedding or award ceremony. Whether you choose it from our Classic, Bold, Timeless or Top Notch collections, your red-gray leather wallet can be monogrammed with your initials – or someone else’s, if it is to be a gift.
Our wallets and accessories crafted in crocodile skin have won devotees right across the world – elegant people who appreciate the added value we bring through our superb craftsmanship. Duret Paris has built up a precious store of know-how over the years, and we are experts in handling this hard and durable skin. To make your crocodile wallets, we use the skin from the belly of the animal up to its tail, but also from the flanks, because these are the thinner, more supple cuts of skin. Most saddlery products and leather goods made with crocodile leather use skins from farm-bred Nile crocodiles or saltwater crocodiles. To do justice to this noble raw material, we dye it with natural pigments that can yield colors ranging from hot pink to the deepest black.
Exquisite patinas have been the hallmark of Duret Paris for over 25 years. The entire patination process is carried out by hand by Mickaël Benarroch and his team of skilled leather artisans, who apply natural pigments and beeswax to achieve the desired effect. Putting a patina on leather is a way of imitating the natural ageing of the animal skin. Patinas can have a classic appearance, or be intended to create effects like old wood, or the marble look of our museum calf. All types of leather can take a patina, and we have applied patinas to belts from leathers as different as calfskin, lambskin, crocodile, python and even ostrich. So whichever of these leathers you choose, Duret Paris can add a patina that will make your belt a truly unique and luxurious accessory.