Le Savoir-faire - Gabriel de Lys - Maison de maroquinerie Française - Collection 2017

Know-How Gabriel de Lys


Our leathers are produced and processed in France, mainly in the Basque countryside, while the exotic leathers come from French or Italian tanneries, the latter having been specialists for decades in the treatment of reptilian skins.

The majority of tanneries that we select use a specific process offering a natural tanning and respectful of the environment. This rare and unique process belongs to the legacy of know-how of the great French tanneries supplying the largest luxury houses. We work with them to pre-select skins before they are tinted and prepared.


We handle different leather such as Marignan Leather, a semi-matte calfskin with a grained texture and Box calf Leather, a smooth and supple Calfskin.

Exotic skins such as Crocodile Alligator or Niloticus, Crocodile Porosus, Crocodile Natura, Ostrich, Python, Lizard or Lizard Natura, come from French or Italian tanneries, the latter specialist for decades of skin treatment reptilian...









All our models are made by Master craftsmen working in the best workshops in France. All these renowned workshops are specialized in Haute Leather Goods-Saddlery by providing the largest French luxury houses.

Each of our models is realized according to a precise and unique know-how requiring years of experience and about ten hours of work by realization and this, after more than 3 months of period of development and prototyping within our workshop of internal creation. 

Our workshop are located at Paris, Auvergne and Franche Comté respecting the Made in France label.