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COTOCUL Long Wallet Black Leather (Kurozangawa) Indigo Dyed Dark Blue [KCW0002-AI]

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$235.55 - $235.55
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COTOCUL long wallet black leather
Indigo dyeing dark blue [KCW0002-AI]




"COTOCUL" is a brand that mainly develops leather accessories while sticking to made in Japan based on the concept of "creating things that customers can be proud of".

COTOCUL is a coined word that combines ancient city (koto) + culture (culture). We want to bring the beauty of Kyoto, the ancient capital of manufacturing, where traditional techniques and culture have been handed down uninterruptedly, to the world. The desire to provide a higher class is included.

The main series is an item that uses black leather from Himeji, one of Japan's leading leather production areas. Traditionally used for armor, and today for high-end kendo armor, this robust leather is a highly rare leather that is made by repeatedly applying unevenness to the surface of Himeji's traditional white tanning, applying lacquer to it, and drying it. is.



With a smart look, you can carry it in your pocket or bag without adding bulk.



The deep indigo color close to black is very elegant.


This wallet is made of "Kurozangawa", which is a strong leather that is used for high-quality kendo armor in modern times.

Kurozan leather, which is made by applying layers of lacquer to Japanese black beef, is called "leather diamond" because of the glittering lacquer that is applied to the surface.

Kurozan leather is produced by Hiroshi Sakamoto in Himeji. It is so rare that Sakamoto is the only one in the world currently producing it on a commercial basis.

Such black leather is produced by “Kyoden”, which develops a Japanese pattern brand from Kyoto.

A long wallet with no excessive decoration. This wallet has a simple construction that maximizes the charm of Kurozan leather.



Kurozan leather enlargement

Mr. Sakamoto, a craftsman, is doing all the work to express this uneven texture. After that, lacquer is rubbed in to bring out the luster.

This indigo color is made by indigo dyeing the original base leather. It features a unique texture with black lacquer shining only on the convex parts.



The edge (cut end) part of the side.


The 12 card pockets are laid out so that they can be easily seen when the wallet is opened.



Simple design is also attractive





The coin purse zipper opens and closes smoothly with YKK Excela.



YKK Excela Fastener Enlarge



The brand logo is embossed on the leather



Koba (cut end). Cleanly processed.



About leather diamond "Kurozan leather"



Mr. Hiroshi Sakamoto of "Sakamoto Shoten" who handles Himeji black leather

The process of applying lacquer to the leather and drying it is repeated.

Black lacquered black leather

Kurozan leather has a high reputation overseas.


Mr. Hiroshi Sakamoto of "Sakamoto Shoten" in Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture handles high-quality leather "Kurozan leather" that combines traditional Japanese techniques "tanning" and "lacquering".

Kurozan leather is made by dyeing white tanned leather, which is traditional in Himeji, and then embossing the surface. By repeating the process of applying lacquer and letting it dry 8 to 9 times, the lacquer shines on the surface of the leather, making it resistant to friction. It is a rare luxury leather that even specialized craftsmen can only produce about 20 pieces per month.

In 2016, Sakamoto Shoten, which handles Kurozan leather, won the "Handle Award" in the leather category at the international material trade fair "Première Vision" in Paris in 2016, becoming the first Japanese company to do so. It is also used in the products of world-class luxury brands, and has gained a high reputation overseas.


Please enjoy the beautiful navy blue dyed with genuine indigo and the brilliance of the leather.



Material/Processing/Size

Material/processing Kurozangawa
Zipper: YKK Excela
size Width 195mm x Height 95mm x Thickness 24mm
storage 12 card pockets Bill compartment with gusset x 1
Horizontal large pocket x 1


Precautions before ordering

It will take about 3 to 4 weeks to produce, depending on the stock status. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions, such as stock status or arrival time.
Due to the use of natural leather, the surface of the leather may have traces of animal-specific ecological scars or blood vessels. In addition, as a characteristic of indigo dyeing that uses natural dyes, there may be individual differences in color. As a characteristic of the material, we appreciate your understanding in advance.
Item Number KCW0002-AI
material Kurozangawa Domestic/Made in Japan Zipper: YKK Excela
size Width 195mm x Height 95mm x Thickness 24mm
Color Indigo (navy blue close to black)
function 12 card pockets Bill compartment with gusset x 1
Horizontal large pocket x 1
■ Recommended points
"COTOCUL" is a brand that mainly develops leather accessories while sticking to made in Japan based on the concept of "creating things that customers can be proud of". It is also a sister brand of the Japanese pattern brand "Zen" from Kyoto.
COTOCUL's black leather is made by Mr. Sakamoto of Sakamoto Shoten, who makes martial arts tools in Himeji. In 2014, he was the first Japanese to win the Grand Prix in the Best New Leather category of the Hong Kong APLF Award MM&T Exhibition (Material Exhibition), and it is also used in the Paris Collection. became.
In addition, items that have a high rarity value among domestic cowhide (Ginama, domestic cowhide) are dyed one by one by hand-dyed craftsmen in Kyoto with vivid colors. The high-quality tailoring and vivid colors of the craftsmanship are attractive.
This wallet is made of "Kurozangawa", which is a strong leather that is used for high-quality kendo armor in modern times.
Kurozan leather, which is made by applying layers of lacquer to Japanese black beef, is called "leather diamond" because of the glittering lacquer that is applied to the surface.
Kurozan leather is produced by Hiroshi Sakamoto in Himeji. It is so rare that Sakamoto is the only one in the world currently producing it on a commercial basis.
Such black leather is produced by “Kyoden”, which develops a Japanese pattern brand from Kyoto.
This wallet has a simple construction that maximizes the charm of Kurozan leather.
A long wallet with no excessive decoration. It looks very smart and you can carry it in your pocket or bag without adding bulk.
The 12 card pockets are laid out so that they can be easily seen when the wallet is opened.
There is also a zippered pocket, so of course you can securely store coins.
Mr. Sakamoto, a craftsman, is doing all the work to express this uneven texture. After that, lacquer is rubbed in to bring out the luster.
The indigo color used here is the base leather that has been dyed with indigo. It features a unique texture with black lacquer shining only on the convex parts.
Not only for yourself, but also recommended as a gift for birthdays, Christmas, Valentine's Day, White Day, birthdays, etc. If you would like wrapping, please let us know in the remarks column (free entry column) when ordering.

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