Ales Pelletterie

Sauro Cardholder - Navy Saffiano Leather

€150

Crafted Society’s bags & small leather goods have been expertly crafted by the artisans at ALES Pelleterie in Tolentino, Central Italy.

Our "SAURO" cardholder is part of our carry-on travel and small leather goods collection. It is aptly named after the Italian artisan who handcrafted this stylish essential. It is crafted from high grade "SAFFIANO" calfskin leather from the Gemini tannery in Abruzzo. 

  • Two card rows either side
  • Zipped compartment for notes and coins
  • Hand painted edges
  • Nickel-free scissor signature branding and zipper puller
  • Lined with our signature Marche blue cotton twill
  • Co-branded with name of artisans: ALES
  • Size: Width 10cm x Height 8cm
  • Made in Italy

Materials

  • Navy full grain Saffiano leather

    Originally developed by an Italian Tannery for a famous Italian Luxury brand, Saffiano leather is now widely used in the fashion industry. It was originally created using the highest quality full grain calf leather. The name Saffiano comes from the cross hatch print that was pressed into the wax that coated the leather. It is water-resistant. Today many split leathers are commonly used, but not by us. Our premium full grain leather comes from Gemini 77 in Abruzzo. After selection, Gemini then applies the wax coating cross hatch print, meaning that our Saffiano stays true to the original production process.

  • Fully lined in our "Marche Blue" cotton canvas
  • Italian hand made nickel free hardware

Care

Seek advise from an expert before attempting anything yourself.
Protect your cardholder against water and dirt with a protective silicon free guard. Repeat this regularly to avoid having to clean your cardholder. If you do have to clean use a damp cloth to carefully remove dirt. Cleaning is an irreversible process and therefore, thorough consideration should be made before any such attempt. 
Avoid contact with water, heat, perfume and cleaning agent. 

Meet the Maker

Ales Pelletterie – Leather bags and small leather goods
For our bags and leather goods we partnered with the renowned artisans at ALES PELLETTERIE from Tolentino in the Marche region of Italy. ALES was born from the knowledge of Mestieri D'arte by highly skilled maestri artigiani - master leather artisans : They formed a new reality and much like Crafted Society, decided to challenge convention. Style, tradition and technology blend themselves to create high quality products with exquisite functional character. Inspired by the global aesthetics of modern and sustainable materials, they transmit design and creative direction into “Life Instruments” and ultimate objects of beauty. The master craftsman Sauro continually mentors the in-house artisans.

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