Card holders are one of man’s most essential accessories. It’s the accessory that protects some of the most important things in life; your money, your information, and your business cards. We believe that a card holder should have a beautiful look and feel, customized to the individual, so it makes you smile whenever you pull out your card. When looking for a new card holder, these are three of the most important factors.
Quality of the card holder wallet
Card holders should be made of quality materials. While some go for metal, leather is a timeless winner. Leather is natural, smells and looks good, while symbolizing style and comfort. There’s a lot of faux leather in circulation. This type is usually made of fabric mixed with plastic or rubber to imitate the look of leather. Faux leather looks cheap and doesn’t last long, so stick to real leather when you’re on the lookout for a quality card holder.
Choosing a leather type like the Saffiano ensures high durability and elegance. This Italian leather has a reputation of being a premium material, used by acknowledged fashion houses for decades due to its resistance and stylish look. It was patented by Prada a hundred years ago and is said to have been invented by Mario Prada himself.
To make Saffiano leather, the fabric is heated to 75 degrees celsius, pressed for 10-15 seconds to give it the texture, and finally treated with a wax finish. In this way, the leather is flexible, but durable enough to prevent scratches and resist water.
Look of the card holder
There are thousands of card holders out there. The most sought after are the ones with a good distribution of space and a minimalistic design that makes it easy to manage your cards. It’s popular to have an either light or dark brown, natural-looking card holder that can match your belt and shoes.
Calfskin is a desirable leather to use for wallets and card holders. This is due to the durability, softness and fine graining of the skin. Calfskin is both for men and women, it can be dyed with a wide arrange of colors, and the surface is great for engraving personal messages. This is why calfskin is so popular for leather goods like bags, wallets and card holders.
Today, most people use cards over cash, making the wallet redundant. Having a good-looking card holder that effortlessly organizes your private and business cards is therefore a top priority for many.
Price of the card holder
Card holders of Saffiano leather are often made by high-end fashion houses like Prada. This means that they’re luxury goods with a price tag around $200. At Collect Studios, we create quality card holders in styles and colors for every mood or occasion for a much smaller price tag.
Our card holders are handmade in Italy using Saffiano calfskin leather. They feature an embossed gold logo, two card slots on the back and the front, as well as one main compartment in the middle for notes.
We are working directly with the producer in Italy, a family-owned business, which means we can make Saffiano calfskin card holders affordably. We can even emboss it with your personal message, monogram or initials. Check out our wide array of card holders on our site, and find the one that fits you.