Caiman Skin Belly Matte Black

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Caiman Skin 

  • Scientific name is caiman fuscus
  • Common name is caiman crocodile
  • CITES status: Appendix II
  • Caiman skin is native to Colombia
  • Caiman skin from Colombia is farmed. 
  • The caiman fuscus from Colombia is a bonier specie of crocodile with very unique scale characteristics due to the pitted calcium marks. Due to the bone, the caiman skin is more structured than other crocodile species.
  • The approximate average size and thickness of these caiman skins are:
    • 100 cm full length
    • 1,0 mm thickness
    • Head: 30 cm long x 25 cm wide at the center (widest point)
    • Belly:35 cm long  x 32 cm wide at the center (widest point) 
    • Tail: 65 cm long x 24 cm wide at the top of the tail (widest point) 
  • These skins are graded on the belly and flanks. They are NOT graded on the head, tail or boney areas on the outer edges. 
    • Grade 1: no defects in the midsection, including belly and flanks. Mostly used for handbags and footwear.
    • Grade 2: there may be small defects in the midsection, including belly and flanks. Mostly used for belts and small leather goods.