The Hippo Key Ring is made out of veg-tan leather made from first grade veg-tan leather, which is naturally treated leather that comes from the East Coast of South Africa.
The key rings go through numerous steps before they are ready to be sold: they are cut first on a clicking press. Then the ladies skive the leather where needed and wet it so they can mold it to shape and form.
Finally, they hand stitch the little leather pieces by hand, burn all the threads and attach a ring and a tag on each little animal.
There is a lot of work involved and each animal is unique as the leather is a natural material and it has been completely handcrafted.
The Hippo is available in 3 color options Red, Tan, and Black.