Founded in 1933 in Lynchburg, Virginia, Moore & Giles has been dedicated to designing and developing the most innovative and luxurious natural leathers for years. In 2007, they introduced a collection of luxury leather bags and accessories, and now today, it's our pleasure to bring their fine goods to you through the Virginia Living Store...
Elegant and vaguely gothic, these bookends are tightly wrapped in Moore & Giles signature Modern Saddle leather, which is vegetable tanned in Pisa, Italy. Sold as a pair.
About the Leather:
Modern Saddle is vegetable tanned leather crafted in a small Tuscan tannery. A process that requires an artisan skillset and old-world practices that remain in only a handful of tanneries worldwide. Without the addition of chemicals to set the dyes, the tanning process never truly ends. Over time, you will notice that the leather begins to patina, gradually darkening as it's exposed to the sun, the natural oils on your hands, and the bumps and scrapes of everyday use. This is the process we want you to be aware of and revel in: the leather growing more beautiful with use and age and becoming even more unique to you. Over the course of its life, you can expect Modern Saddle to evolve from its initial golden color, burnishing to a rich shade of dark caramel.