Caiman Leather has been the soul of KPNY with over 60 years of experience in crafting crocodile leathers into beautiful handbags and accessories. KPNY extends this knowhow and technology to other exotic leathers, mainly caiman. The Caiman Crocodilus Fuscus Leather used for KPNY products are imported from crocodile farms regulated by the United Nation CITES Washington Convention in South America. KPNY only uses premium quality leather in a socially responsible manner. All handbags are handmade by skilled craftsman, tediously selecting and matching each piece of leather, ensuring that the patterns matches, with minimum wastage of the precious material, they will then decide which design should be made to bring out the best of the Caiman Leather.
KPNY Caiman Collection for All Occasions (Model 120 and 1886)
About Caiman Leather
The most luxurious of exotic leathers are made of leathers from the crocodilian species. The leather of these primitive reptiles features scales or tiles in a wide variety of patterns. These scale patterns, combined with beautiful colors, lustrous finishes, and the inherent toughness of properly tanned leather offer the creative leather craftsman the material needed to make any leathergood a work of art. For this reason, KPNY makes Caiman Leather its first choice for their prestigious line of luxury products.
The unique look of Caiman Leather makes it desirable and with its durable characteristic, it is the major material for KPNY’s product of luxury and prestige. With over 60 years of expertise in crocodile handbags, KPNY has an extensive knowledge about the tanning technology and the craftsmanship that goes into every single handbag. Each item is unique; each item offers a different pattern to the next. The highlight of the KPNY handbag is about the ‘center-cut’ design with square scales on the left and right, followed by oval shaped scales. In order to achieve this, KPNY selected each piece of caiman leather carefully and ensure that it is utilized to the full to display the ‘ovals’. With continue investments in the tannery and modern dying techniques to ensure color spread evenly and nicely over a piece of leather, each KPNY item will be of the high quality. Each crafted item is the result of carefully selected materials and created skillfully with the highest level of craftsmanship rarely seen in present day luxury goods industry.