Why are crocodile leather watch straps so expensive ?

There are many types of watch straps, and some people may ask why crocodile leather straps are so expensive ? Today our professionals will explain to you one by one.

(1) Rare

Crocodile skin is scarce in the world. As a rare, precious and special species, it is impossible to breed and produce as much as cattle due to the criticality of breeding conditions and the complex breeding technology. Its output volume extremely few.

(2) Over time

As the king of leather, crocodile skin can undoubtedly stand up. Unlike cowhide leather, crocodile leather has one of the biggest characteristics. In the process of use, its luster will not fade away with time, it can reveal its natural luster, so no matter how long it is used, it is still new.

(3) Leather processing is very difficult

There are no more than 50 people who can master the perfect production process of crocodile skin. The complexity of its technology is difficult to imagine. It is not as flat as the entire surface of the cowhide. Due to its own characteristics, crocodile skin processing technology can be divided into early stage, middle stage, later stage. Both need a good set of technologies, they are independent and interlocking. One link is wrong, and the results obtained are totally different. Why each piece of crocodile leather is unique ?because each piece of crocodile leather never repeats the texture and uniform manufacturing process of each piece, so the effect of leather is unique. The improvement of crocodile leather manufacturing technology has always been a difficult problem for the global leather industry to overcome.

Therefore, the world’s top ten watch brands: Patek Philippe, A. Lange Sohne, Vacheron Constantin, Piaget, BLANCPAIN, Jaeger LeCoultre, Breguet, Audemars Piguet, Cartier, Rolex, etc have all using crocodile skin for making of exquisite straps.

Genuine crocodile leather watch strap commonly used materials:

1. Alligator.
2. Caiman.
3. Crocodylu.
4. Thai crocodile.

Among them, the American alligator crocodile leather strap is the most expensive.

Dongguan Zhang Shun Metal Products Co.,Ltd is a China manufacturer specializing in the development and production of custom high-end watch bands for more than 10 years. We design, produce and sell geniune leather watch straps, stainless steel straps, watch buckles etc, please don’t heisitate to contact Kingson-Arts by email: [email protected] if you have requirements for genuine crocodile leather watch strap and other accessories.

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