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Small Handbag Made of Olivenleder®

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Small Handbag Made of Olivenleder®
£98.00all prices incl. VAT., excl. shipping costs
in stock, can be delivered in 5-6 days

Product Information

Article Number 12469

Olive leaf tanned cow's leather. Comes in brown. Unlined. Inside the undivided main compartment, there is a side pocket made of wool felt (8 x 14 cm). The main compartment is closed with a metal zipper. The carrying strap made of black leather is adjustable in length (80–140 cm).
Width 23 cm, height 16 cm, depth 3.5 cm. Weight 170 g.

A reminder: the leather is untreated so the colour can vary slightly but will even out in time, developing a typically beautiful leather patina. Please bear in mind that the leather is rather soft. Overloading the bags can create indelible stretch marks, especially with hard edged objects like books or pens.

General Information

Olivenleder® by Ackermann.

The wet-green® tanning specialists have developed a comprehensive ecological tanning process. It’s based on one of the oldest crop plants, the olive tree. Its leaves contain bitter substances which protect the tree from pests and rot. These substances can be used as tanning agents. And it's only the leaves that are a prerequisite for their extraction. The leaves accumulate every year when the trees are pruned and are otherwise burned. They are processed as a syrup like tanning agent under food processing conditions, so one could eat it if it wasn't so bitter. The leather tanned with it is skin-friendly, and the manufacturing process without risks for health or environment. Depending on the finish, the olive leaf tanning of leather can produce leather with the most various qualities, from a rugged saddle leather to the supplest leather for clothing. Olivenleder® is soft leather and has an excellent grip, while at the same time it shrugs off water and is very durable. The artisans and craftsmen at Ackermann's in Lüneburg design their Olivenleder® products for us with simple forms and straight lines. The come without a lining so the velour side may shed some lint at first and colour could be transferred onto lighter materials. Ackermann produces mainly in Lüneburg, with particular product lines manufactured by a Czech partner.
Please note: It is a natural leather, its dye may vary therefore at first, but the natural process of ageing will level this and give the leather the typical beautiful patina. Please keep in mind that bags and rucksacks made of this soft, smooth leather shouldn’t be packed up to their capacity. Otherwise, there may be irreversible marks like overstretched zones from the contents, especially from hard, sharp-edged objects like books or pens.

Quite the handy format.

Be assured: the most important things will fit into this small shoulder bag. And the narrow carrying strap is long enough to sling the bag diagonally across the body. The bag can be transformed into a waist or hip bag as well.

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