Displaying an graceful beadwork floral band across the wrist, these leather mittens are named for Sulzfluh. The Sulzfluh is a mountain in the Ratikon range of the Alps located on the border between Austria and Switzerland. It is well known by climbers and has a Via ferrata (Italian for iron path) on the southern, Swiss face. There are six known caves into the limestone mountain.
Astis leather mittens are hand-sewn in the USA from high-quality black suede leather with hand-stitched beadwork on the wrist and are lined with Polartec® Thermal Pro® High Loft insulation. Working directly with a tannery in the USA, we developed a suede leather, injected with silicone during the tanning process for further waterproofing, that is extremely durable yet retains great dexterity.
As each leather mitten is hand-sewn and uses natural materials, each leather mitten will possess slight variation in the look of the leather, beadwork, and fur trim. Astis embraces these subtle differences and views them as unique mittens more akin to works of art.
- Note that the short cuff mittens run a little smaller and narrower than the long cuff mittens