Coconut leather wallet ZIP blue
Small blue coloured zip wallet from IKON Sweden made from Malai ("coconut leather"), a newly developed biocomposite material made from coconut waste. The material consists of sustainable bacterial cellulose which is grown on agricultural waste sourced from the coconut industry in Southern India. It is biodegradable, PETA-approved vegan, and has similar qualities to animal leather.
The dyes used are natural and come from flowers and bark that are found locally in India. The colour of the final product could look slightly different in appearance to the picture.
The wallet has a practical size and fits credit cards, coins and folded bills. It has an extra card slot in the back for travel cards.
Width: 11 cm
Height: 9 cm
Depth: 2 cm
Weight: 75 g
Coconut leather is a water resistant material. The material is a little stiff to begin with but gets softer over time. The material can be cleaned using a dry cloth with pine turpentine oil. For extra longevity either apply beeswax or carnauba wax can be applied.
This product fulfils the following sustainability criteria:
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