What is a Patina?

Ahhh Patina, you wonderful thing!

One of the main reasons we stand by the use of full-grain leather.

Patina is the term for that beautiful aged look a leather item develops as it ages. There are a few contributing factors that aid in the development of a rich patina, such as, exposure to light, oils from your skin, heat, and frequent use, to name but a few.

This well sought-after trait can easily be understood as it tells the unique story of your adventures with your Vel. throughout your life together.

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