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Calfskin

 

(also calf), a leather made from the skin of a young domestic cow, or calf, that has not been placed on a vegetable diet; the skin is covered with nonfading virgin wool. Calfskin is used in the fur and leather industries. Calfskin has a smooth grain and is very durable.

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The web site will provide on-demand video footage of the writing, including the scriptorium in Wales, the preparations for the first writing, and Jackson dipping his goose quill into hand-ground ink to draw the first verse from the Gospel of John onto calfskin vellum.
MINI Cape bag in dark redorange calfskin with parrot
The shoes are made of either the softest lambskin, calfskin, vegan leather, pony, exotic skins, suede, or fabric, depending on the style.
For HermAA"s, there was a 35cm Birkin purse in orange Togo calfskin, and a 35cm Kelly Sellier in Epsom calfskin rose Tyrien, displayed with the brand mascot Hermey the horse, a plush toy representing the brand's saddler heritage.
The case is covered with exquisite black calfskin and has a small glass window.
When he was pope and nearing retirement, he had the same shoemaker craft a pair of comfy, calfskin slippers.
Moi was completely dazzled by the watch's 16 playful zirconian crystals, combined with stainless steel or calfskin leather bracelets.
The 'Pocket' solution couples Sennheiser's IE 800 in-ear buds with a calfskin casing, while a leather backpack for travellers is designed specifically with a pouch for the wireless PXC 550 over-ear headphones.
Rounding up this season's accessories are heeled Western 'pixie' boots, pointed pumps with a python toe and men's round-toe boots in warm burnished calfskin that zip to the ankle.
The collection is matched by the contemporary yet timeless look of calfskin leather with a subtle woven carbon fiber look featuring a mat and shiny lustre.
featured in mini-size complemented by an ultra-feminine palette-BonBon, Opal, Begonia and Black for calfskin models, Red for the patent leather version-Vara Rainbow is distinguished by the Vara bow clasp ornament.
The seven volumes are hand written on calfskin vellum, the script is written using hand-cut goose, turkey and swan quills, and the ink is hand-ground lamp black from 19th-century Chinese ink sticks.