The elk leather is a thick, very robust leather. Even the Native Americans used it for clothing, armor and shields.
If you compare elk leather with cow or deer leather, it is the elk leather that stands out in the end with its durability.
Despite its strength and thickness, elk leather is supple and soft to the touch. The distinctive grain pattern of the leather, formed by environmental influences such as thorny cracks or damage from the botfly, is considered a mark of authenticity and characteristics of elk leather. Here the leather tells the story of the animal!