PIRARUCU LEATHER

(Arapaima)

A lower carbon footprint than leather.

One the world's most luxurious organic products 

with the lowest environmental impact.

Building circularity in our industry.


       Piper & Skye’s iconic look is attributed to the soft and resilient texture of the Amazonian Pirarucu fish skins.  Pirarucu has become one the world’s most luxurious organic products with the lowest environmental impact. By utilizing the Pirarucu bio-leather we are helping to support the surrounding communities and providing the economy with a more productive use of it’s resources.


      It’s hard to believe that the skin of this giant Amazonian fish can provide such soft, resilient and beautifully tactile material. Pirarucu has become one the world’s most luxurious organic products with unique characteristics.The Pirarucu fish skins were formerly discarded. The skins of  are transformed into renewable resources. These natural materials are the core of Piper & Skye’s creations.  The skin of Pirarucu fish can build a complete sustainable cycle in the industry, protecting the forests, wildlife and the people who depend on them. 


      Our creative development process is inspired by our responsible and conscious mindset to only create organic and sustainable handbags and accessories.  For each process, the lowest environmental impact is used to generate the best product with positive social results.  We believe in making a difference in our world by offering remarkable products with a unique and beautiful aesthetic.  We are inspired by responsibility and respect for our planet.


      Our Pirarucu partner has unique methods and processes that are free from heavy metals for environmental safety. All organic waste that is generated is used as compost materials, while water has been corrected for pH balance, in order to be used as irrigation for reforestation farms.  As pioneers in organic tanning of skins, our partner has developed a new method of using “inputs” free of heavy metals, especially chromium. As a result, a new chrome-free “Bio-Leather” was produced. Each process has the lowest environmental impact, generating the best product with positive social impact.  These values ​​are reflected in the processes and products of their company and ours.