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Our leather is responsibly sourced from our award-winning tannery. The finest leather goods start with the finest leather. Our brand prides itself on maintaining a diligent emphasis on environmental consciousness and we hold our leather vendor to the same high standard, which they strive for by recycling two-thirds of their waste, guaranteeing that all leather is free from harmful substances (like formaldehyde), and using solar energy to power their facility, a stance which has earned them a Leather Working Group gold medal.
Feel the spirit of handcrafted artistry, the human touch of leather craftsmanship, the beauty of imperfection, and the soul of time and experience.
Our products are beautifully exclusive
In traditional Maya ceremonies and special events, bracelets, breastplates and other ancestral leather clothing was used. These types of products were the origins of how leather was used in Guatemala. Industrias Xela takes after this precedent in the artistry of leather working, called Marroquinería.
Artisanal products differ from fast fashion products in that they are made in a traditional or non-mechanized way. Artisanal products are hand-crafted by skilled cobblers in small quantities with high quality and design in mind; using techniques that cannot be replicated by machines!
Thank you for helping us make our world a better place. Your purchase helps us to employ skilled artisans who in turn are able to earn an income to provide for their families!