Our products are all hand work following a tradition lasting from hundreds of years
still today the same instruments....
Hand made by some of the most skilled italian artisans with more then 30 years of experience in this field, with the best tuscan naturally tanned leather
Each half case requires one day of work, all process is carefully handmade, the bottom of the case is stiched by hands (not glued to the upper part)
Vegetable Tanned Leather:
This type of natural tanning proess uses tannin extracted from plants (mimosa, chestnut, quebracho, tara, etc etc). Vegetable tannage is a very old procedure dating back to prehistoric period, a very slow process wich is considered an art. The formulas used by each tuscan tannery is a well kept secret, a result of a careful blending of Tuscan culture and knowledge, passed down through the years from father to son.
Each skin is unique: this uniqueness means that it does not have a uniform apperance, which represents the leather quality. THe exclusive material is subject to the same wear as the person who use our half cases, the skin will gradually acquires that worn look who every person get with the life.
Bottom photos from our workroom in Florence (done with a Leica M9 and a Summilux 50mm F/1.4)