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Salmon Leather: A Sustainable and Exotic Material for the Future

Advanced technology has allowed for salmon leather to be a remarkable material for fashion design and upholstery. Though the use of fish leather for clothing is an ancient practice, the fish leather industry has been revitalized as an eco-friendly alternative to land animal leather. And it is salmon leather that leads the pack.
Salmon Leather: A Sustainable and Exotic Material for the Future

Salmon leather is a premium option for making quality leather goods. Made out of salmon skin, which is a byproduct of the fish processing industry, salmon leather is therefore a repurposed material that would otherwise be discarded.

There are many qualities that make salmon leather ideal in performance and aesthetic. It is stronger and more flexible than its cow leather counterpart, yet is softer and comparable in texture as snakeskin leather. What makes salmon leather stronger and more durable i ...

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