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The Making of a

Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan

Jans Minimalist Wallet

Horween Tannery in Chicago states, "Horween Genuine Shell Cordovan® is the art of tanning at its finest. More than just a color, it is a very specific leather, from a particular part of a horsehide." 


I couldn't agree more with them. In my experience it has been one of the most amazing leather's to work with. It ages magnificently all while looking both refined and rugged. I appreciate this leather because it is beauty that is meant to be worked on, not left on a shelf. It is a work of art, but it is functional art.


I am happy to make any of my wallet designs incorporating any amount of Horween's Shell Cordovan, and I have a few shells in stock, so be sure to reach out with your ideas and I would be happy to make them a reality. For now, enjoy the beautiful images of this Color #8 shell turning into a Jans Minimalist Wallet.




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