Saphir which was awarded the Medaille D’or (gold medal) in Paris in 1925 for the quality of its leather care products, offers a complete and unmatched range. This is the result of a constant and tight collaboration with the greatest brands in leather goods and footwear. Our materials are chosen for their efficiency, we use natural products: essence of Turpentine, Bees wax, Carnauba wax, Lanolin, Mink oil, Neatsfoot, vegetal materials….it is thus that the greatest boot and leather manufacturers use Saphir Medaillle D’or on their leathers. It is possible to maintain the original patina of your leathers, while keeping the vagaries of time and taking advantage of the many years of expert craftsmanship.
Leather Insole Square Tip
One pair of insoles 100% bovine leather, chosen for its hard-wearing qualities. Vegetal tanning.
- The natural manufacturing process for these insoles has not changed since the Egyptians developed it. Dating back to ancient Egypt, this vegetal tanning technique transforms a raw skin into a supple, strong and rotproof material called "leather" by soaking the skins in containers with tannins extracted from oak, birch, willow, mimosa...bark or exotic wood bark which adds resistance against parasites.
- In addition to to better parasites resistance, this tanning process gives a more alive appearance to leather as well as its pleasent leather smell, helps it acquire an elegant patina during its long life and offers a confort synonyme with hygiene.