Argentine leather goods
Argentina is worldwide known for its leather industry. It is one of the oldest and most traditional industries in this country. In our assortment you will find only leather goods that are made from Argentine leather. Why? Because it stands for quality and durability. Our products are completely handmade and environmentally friendly produced.
Argentine types of leather
Argentine cow leather is called the best leather in the world. This has to do with the living environment of the Argentine cattle. They live on the vast grass plains of the pampas in Argentina. They have a lot of freedom to move around, live under the sun and are always outside. In addition, they are feed with good, natural food. No concentrate or hormones. This makes the leather firmer, thicker and more durable. This is one of the reasons why Argentina exports large quantities of this leather to all parts of the world.
Fachera has enough Argentine bags to fall in love with. Our products are made of the best quality, first class leather. A chic handbag, a functional shoulder bag, a large tote bag or a beautiful purse. Stylish, elegant, sturdy or simple. Large or small and in multiple colours.
Nappa leather is known for its good quality. It is tough and durable. Nappa is lightweight leather, very soft and flexibel. This leather is mainly used for luxury products. It is also less sensitive to dirt and damages.
This kind of leather is one of the best leathers in the world. It is light in weight, flexible and water resistant. And despite that the leather is quite thin, it is very strong. These are the reasons why it’s so durable. The leather is very soft and pleasant to touch. Carpincho leather is characterized by the striking pore structure, the lighter 'dots '. The skin resembles a soft-grained, brown speckled suede. Carpincho is authentic Argentine. Argentina is the only country in the world that produces this type of leather. All this makes carpincho a unique kind of leather.
In our exclusive assortment of carpincho leather goods you can find velvet bags and purses, for men and women. Everything is completely handmade by skilled craftsmen. It is made of first class carpincho leather, only the best quality. The most common colour is oxido, rust brown. This kind of leather is popular in Argentina, but also among the many tourists in that country.
Because this leather is water resistant, it is easy to maintain. It is possible to wash the stained place. You do this by gently rubbing it with Glycerin soap and water. Leaving it to dry at room temperature or outside in the shadow. For more info, see the customer service.
What is a carpincho?
Carpincho leather comes from the capybara, in Argentina this animal is called carpincho. A capybara is the largest rodent in the world and lives in South America, especially in Argentina and Brazil. Because the animal lives partly in the water this leather is water resistant.
Flor is printed leather with floral design. It's not just a motive, but a typical Argentine floral print.The colorful bags are made of the well known and high quality Argentine cow leather. It feels soft and smooth. All leather bags are entirely handmade. Check out our Flor bags collection.