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Natural Cork Wallet
Keep it simple with this natural cork men's wallet, with six slots for credit cards and plenty of room for cash.
Cork oak forests are found in the western region of the Mediterranean, with the majority of the forests found in Portugal. The trees live between 150-200 years old with the bark (cork) removed by hand every nine years or so. This process does not stress the tree in any way.
Sheets are made with very thin strips of cork to create a fabric that is similar in to leather, except cork is much lighter. The sheets are hand sewn together. Each cork product is made one at a time in small shops located throughout the cork growing region of Portugal.
Cleaning Instructions: Simply use water and a little soap to clean when necessary. Please keep in mind that the membranes that make up the cork cells contain a waxy substance, called suberin, which does not allow the cork to absorb dust, dirt or moisture.
*Please note: The cork design on the wallet in this picture is different than the wallet you will receive. Please review the image of the striped pattern cork, as this is the design of the wallet sold at the Academy.