What is Shell Cordovan?

  Many of you will have heard about Cordovan leather and might even own Cordovan watch straps or are thinking of buying their first pair. In this article we want to explain to you everything about Cordovan leather, where it comes from, how it is made and how to properly take care of it. Cordovan leather is essentially horse leather, but not every leather that comes from a horse is Cordovan. Only the so called shells or butts, which are the rear quarters of the horse are turned into Cordovan, hence the often used name Shell Cordovan. These parts of...

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How to change a panerai strap

The precise technical and aesthetic research which is a key feature of every stage of the production of a Panerai watch is accompanied by equal care and attention paid to the conception of accessories.   Panerai straps are perfectly integrated into the structure of the case and their flexibility and strengthcontribute to the quality of the watch. Inspired by the straps used in the first Panerai watches, which were wide enough and long enough to be tied over the wet suits worn by the commandos of the Italian Navy, and always faithful to the historic codes of the brand, these...

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