Beautiful leather and leather & cork earrings. One of a kind combinations that are in extremely limited supply. We have gathered SCRAPS of premium Italian leather from some fellow shoe-making and leather businesses and repurposed these scraps into earrings. The way we make them, the edges are seared to prevent fray.
SMALL TEARDROP - Drops about 2 3/8", teardrop itself is 1.5"
LARGE TEARDROP - Drops about 3 1/8", teardrop itself is just under 2.25"
LARGE LEAF - Drop right at 3" from hook to tip - leaf itself 2.3" long
SMALL LEAF - Drop approx 2.25" from hook to tip - leaf itself 1.75"
Why Italian leather? Did you know Italians don't use barbed wire? This means Italian leather is less susceptible to having rips, tears, or scars in the hide. Many leather workers prefer it for this reason. Hides are tanned in Italy.
What is cork? Cork is a sustainable eco-friendly and vegan material with texture and visual interest. Some corks are fragile, but the cork fabric we use is high quality and pliable but light as air. Made in Portugal from sustainable trees. Cork is not faux leather. But it is often called "vegan leather," as it has a natural look without being leather.