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The History Of The Leather Wallet

History and origins of the wallet The origin of the word wallet is obscure. Some argue that it derives from the ancient Greek word ‘Kibisis’, which is the word used to describe the sack carried by the god Hermes. 'Wallet' is frequently the translation used to describe the sack in which Perseus carried the severed head of Medusa. The Oxford English Dictionary identifies the word as being of late Medieval origin, at which time it was used to describe ‘a bag for holding possessions’. Shakespeare uses it in this sense when he writes: ‘Time hath my lorde a wallet at his back. Wherein he puts almes for oblivion’. Thus, the early meaning of the word is to describe something that...

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Tips On Finding The Best Leather Wallet

In the world of wallet making, you should know that there are a lot of corners manufacturers can cut to save on cost, I’ll point out the most obvious ones for you here. Let's take a look at a few tips that will likely help you decide what kind of leather wallet choose: Type of Leather If you follow my blog or have read a lot of my product descriptions you will see that I push the term Full-Grain Vegetable-Tanned leather a lot. I cannot stress how important it is to buy a leather wallet that is made from this style of leather tanning. It is undoubtedly the strongest form of leather a wallet maker can use for at least...

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