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- Hand crafted from vegetable tanned leather
- Raw leather finish
- Everyday carryall style
The Raaka Tote is made using thick raw vegetable tanned leather, this leather is super durable and sturdy. The bag has a stiff base which helps give the bag structure and an internal zippered pouch to secure important items. The Raaka Tote is for the woman who carries her life with her.
Material & Makers Notes
Tritan Leather Works was founded in 1997 and is located in Chennai, India. They are members of Sedex and this family owned factory is impressive for their reporting, planning, structure and commitment to constantly strive to improve the living standards of all their employees. They do this by providing exceptional standards over and above the minimum requirements.
"We educate all our employees on health, hygiene, financial literacy and legal rights. Special attention is paid to women and their socio-economic issues as well as their health issues. We promote gender equality - within and without our company by providing avenues for redress, including a sexual harassment committee, legal support and liaison with the government agencies that exist, including the courts and the police. We take every opportunity to teach our workforce to help themselves and provide moral, financial and legal support wherever necessary" - Managing Director.
They utilise specialised tanning techniques using predominantly vegetable or semi vegetable dyes to create what has become a signature Elk look. The finishes are natural, and colours and hues are inspired by nature.
Size and Fit
56 x 30 x16.5 cm
To maintain the beauty of your Elk bag we recommend protective sprays and using a good quality leather conditioner to treat the product, which will increase its longevity. Do not put leather pieces on the ground or rub against abrasive surfaces. Leather is a natural material and will wear with age and use. Our best advice is to select the appropriate design and size bag for its intended use. Smaller bags are not designed to carry heavy or bulky loads - make the right choice for the right purpose.
Vegetable tanned products may vary slightly in colour and finish due to their natural manufacture processes.