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Kobja Toad Wallet

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PRODUCT: Kobja Toad Wallet
MADE: France
SIZE: Each wallet approx. 3" wide x 5" long x 1.75" high
MATERIALS: Cane toad leather, with lamb or goat skin lining, Riri zippers, and Swarovski crystals
DESIGNER: Monika Jarosz
Designer Monika Jarosz works with complete toad skins from the highly poisonous cane toad that has been destroying several animal species since it was introduced to Oceania from South America. Since these problems began to occur, animal defense associations have recommended its selective elimination.

Skilled taxidermists tan the toad skins, which are then assembled into wallets in Jarosz's Paris workshop. It takes more than 14 stages to obtain a high quality skin for the wallets. In order to save the native species in the area from elimination, the designer is, in a unique way, recycling the toads rather than destroying them. Due to the handcrafted nature of this item, each piece is unique.
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