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Shell Cordovan?

Shell Cordovan?

March 25, 2018

You may first have learned the word “cordovan” as a curious kid looking through your father’s collection of shoe polishes or while browsing the selections of polish hue’s online or in the store. First prepared by Moors who lived in Cordoba in the Andalusia area of Spain, today’s cordovan is created in much the same way as was done centuries ago. According to the experts at Horween Leathers in Chicago, Illinois, USA, properly preparing shell cordovan requires many steps and about six months from its start as a hide until it leaves to be fashioned into luxury shoes. Savvy consumers recognize the long term worth of this significant material when used for shoes and boots intended to be worn for years.

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