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About Hermes Kelly

Established in 1837, Hermes is an internationally renowned luxury good manufacturer praised for its timeless, simplistic, and practical designs, coupled with its quality craftsmanship. The Hermes Kelly handbag took the fashion industry by a storm, as it was designed with Hollywood's princess, Grace Kelly, as the muse. This bag goes through a labor-intensive production method that utilizes rare and scarce materials, including exotic skins such as alligator, crocodile, shark, buffalo, oxen, deer, lizard, calf, ostrich, and goat that have been harvested from all over the world. Each Hermes Kelly bag is handcrafted by a single artisan, and takes anywhere from 18 to 24 hours to create. The layers of leather are cut to precision and carefully constructed and shaped by hand with painstaking attention to detail. The layers of leather are all individually polished with sandpaper before going through a specialized dying process. Hot wax is applied as a finish to protect the leather from becoming damaged from wear and moisture. Needless to say, each handbag is a piece of artwork. Hermes offers several sizes of Kelly bags from miniature clutch versions with a length of approximately 5.5 inches to larger versions approximately 16-inches long. Find the right Kelly handbag for yourself by browsing through the large inventory on eBay.