Key Ring, 1786 Russian Hide Collection$ 85
- Product Notes
The perfect gifting item for the discerning rake in your life, this is no ordinary key ring. Rather, it is a rare and precious object - cut in a piece of G.J. Cleverley's limited supply of 200-year-old Russian reindeer hide.
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- Materials and Care Notes
Made in England
- Delivery & returns
This product is in the UK. It will be dispatched in 3 working day(s).
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The perfect gifting item for the discerning rake in your life, this is no ordinary key ring. Rather, it is a rare and precious object – cut in a piece of G.J. Cleverley’s limited supply of 200-year-old Russian reindeer hide.
Indeed, Cleverley’s affiliation with Russian reindeer hide is something of a mythic tale – in 1973 the house secured a supply of extraordinary 18th century Russian reindeer hides that were found by deep sea divers in the hull of a sunken trade brigantine off the South Coast of England – and which conditions on the seabed had miraculously preserved for some 200 years.
The hides had been cured in baths of rye or oat flour and yeast, hand embossed with a cross-hatched grain and then soaked in seal oil and birch tan oil – yielding an extraordinary leather which is both supremely durable and malleable, perfect for fine shoemaking and for the crafting of superior leather goods, even after some two centuries on the sea bed.
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